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Title:Management Aspects of the Use of the IBM System/7 in Circulation Control
Author(s):Kershner, Lois M.
Subject(s):Libraries --Automation
Minicomputers --Library applications
practitioner experience
Abstract:In the fall of 1972, the Van Pelt Library of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries installed the IBM System/7-2790 Data Communication System for circulation control replacing an IBM 1030 Data Collection System which had displaced a manual system in 1969. This article will describe the System/7 installation at the University of Pennsylvania with emphasis on the management aspects of the system with only brief mention of circulation procedures or processing programs. Reference will be made to variations in S/7 implementation by six other libraries.
Issue Date:1974
Publisher:Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info:In Applications of minicomputers to library and related problems : papers presented at the 1974 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, April 28-May 1, 1974, ed. F.W. Lancaster. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library Science: 43-54.
Series/Report:Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (11th : 1974)
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois 1974.
Date Available in IDEALS:2007-06-12

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