Accession Number:

AD0738056

Title:

PEARL -- An Automated Periodicals Control System

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE