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Utilization of the MARC II Format for Serials in an Inter-University Environment

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Title: Utilization of the MARC II Format for Serials in an Inter-University Environment
Author(s): Sage, Charles R.
Subject(s): Library information networks Library cooperation Libraries --Automation serials
Abstract: This paper deals with a relatively small project undertaken by the libraries of the three state universities of Iowa that standardized their handling of machine-readable serial records using the MARC II format. The first section deals exclusively with programming techniques and conventions employed in the MARC II format. The second section describes procedures, generalization, and compromises that permitted the development of a generalized packaged program to serve three academic libraries. The third section outlines the early work environment with special emphasis placed on the library/data processing center relationship. Current environment is also described and projections are made about the next phase this project will enter. Conclusions drawn from this project bear on future handling of computer applications in libraries.
Issue Date: 1973
Publisher: Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In Networking and other forms of cooperation : papers presented at the 1973 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, April 29-May 2, 1973, ed. F.W. Lancaster. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library Science: 24-31.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (10th : 1973)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0-87845-038-6
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois 1973.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-06-11

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