Accession Number:

AD0632551

Title:

AUTOMATING CATALOGING FUNCTIONS IN CONVENTIONAL LIBRARIES

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ITEK CORP LEXINGTON MA INFORMATION SCIENCES LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-04-15

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Partial automation of processing functions has been achieved. A tape typewriter creates machine-interpretable bibliographic records, which are then processed on a specially designed digital processor, called the Crossfiler. This device makes use of a machine-interpretable natural format, which is a variable field, multilevel, sequential format, using natural text delimiters as machine- interpretable boundary codes. In printout, the Library of Congress format is simulated. The system is presently being implemented in a large Air Force library.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE