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Okapi: a prototype online catalogue

Venner, Gill, Walker, Stephen and Mitev, Nathalie N. (1985) Okapi: a prototype online catalogue. Vine, 15 (2). pp. 3-13. ISSN 0305-5728

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Abstract

This article is a continuation and expansion of, which reported on an early stage of 'Microcomputer networking in libraries', a project funded by the British Library Research and Development Department and the Department of Trade and Industry. The work was carried out at the Polytechnic of Central London (PCL) by Mitev, Venner and Walker; its main aim was to construct a prototype online public access catalogue (OPAC) using local area network (LAN) hardware. The hardware was a Nestar PLAN 4000 network, using Apple IIe microcomputers as work stations and a 137 megabyte Winchester disc controlled by a 68000-based file server.

Item Type: Article
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Additional Information: © 1985 Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Library of Congress subject classification: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Sets: Research centres and groups > Information Systems and Innovation Group
Departments > Management
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2010 15:22
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27457/

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