PEARL -- An Automated Periodicals Control System
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA
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Some of the benefits derived from PEARL include elimination of the Kardex through automatic posting of receipt of items, a Master List which shows complete holdings to date, end filing location for periodicals, a claims list which provides faster claims response, automatic routing, cross refereces, automatic production of purchase order letters for renewals, automatic notification to Purchasing of receipt of the first issue of a new or renewed subscription, departmental routing and cost data, cancelled, inactive and scrap lists, and improved statistics reporting to improve control.
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