Miniaturization of Federal Catalog System Publications (MINI-CATS).
DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY ALEXANDRIA VA
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A Defense-wide study, in cooperation with GSA to Evaluate the availability and applicability of advanced microform and equipment to the Federal Catalog System FCS and Defense Integrated Data System DIDS publications requirements recommend a type of microform and compatible reader for standardization throughout the DoD and develop a procurement specification for use in acquiring the DoD standard microform and retrieval equipment. The report reviews the development and current state-of-the-art of microform technology, applications within industry and Government, and evaluates various forms and reduction ratios for cost effective application to the Federal Catalog System publications at a 481 reduction ratio and to procure compatible 48X readers. The reports recommendations have been approved, by the ASDIL, for implementation. Author
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