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Automation and the Library of Congress

Automation and the Library of Congress

a survey sponsored by the Council on Library Resources

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Statementby G.W. King [and others].
ContributionsKing, G. W., Council on Library Resources., Library of Congress.
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Govt. Print. Off.] [i.e. ] (OCoLC) Online version: King, Gilbert William, Automation and the Library of Congress. FIND, AUTOMATION AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AND BEYOND. Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Manufacturer: Library of Congress. A survey sponsored by the Council on Library Resources and undertaken by a team of which Gilbert W.

King was chairman "Appendix: A cost analysis of an automated system for the Library of Congress, prepared under the direction of the survey team by Herbert T. Spiro and Allan D.

Kotin of the Planning Research Corporation, Los Angeles": p. OCLC Number: Description: vii, 88 pages illustrations: Contents: Automation survey: background and conclusions --Assessment of need --Assessment of feasibility --Projection of a system --Projection of a system-continued --Implemation of a system --Consequences of automation --Appendix Cost analysis of an automated system for the Library of Congress --Background and summary.

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