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The Minicomputer: Its Role in a Nationwide Bibliographic and Information Network

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Title: The Minicomputer: Its Role in a Nationwide Bibliographic and Information Network
Author(s): Waite, David P.
Subject(s): Libraries --Automation Minicomputers --Library applications National networks
Abstract: In January 1974, Information Dynamics Corporation introduced to the library community a nationwide on-line bibliographic and information net- work called BIBNET. Installations have begun and operations are expected to go into full swing in the summer of 1974. Hardware and software systems being installed at user locations, as well as data entry points, employ mini- computers (see figure 1). This paper will describe the several applications of minicomputers in this large-scale computing network.
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: 136-157.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (11th : 1974)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/911
ISBN: 0-87845-041-6
ISSN: 0069-4789
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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