Contract notice: Retrospective conversion walk in sudoc the unimarc format card catalogs
service fund of the library of the national archives.
Indeed, libraries have evolved from the days of inked date stampers, stern shushes from staff members, and well-used card catalogs
AP) -- Once central to any quest to locate books within a library, the fate of card catalogs
was sealed with the rise of the Internet and computer searches, relegating many of those index cards to the country's basements, storage cabinets and trash bins.
In many libraries, particularly those with more than one floor, there were separate card catalogs
for specific areas.
Ditch the handwritten roster and card catalogs
and take a software test drive.
With the proliferation of electronic resources, many students lack any exposure to traditional print journal indices and card catalogs
Suddenly I was in a comfortable environment again, working with card catalogs
in all their peculiarities.
With school back in session, more students are seeing their campus libraries undergo a dramatic transformation from cramped rooms filled with clunky card catalogs
and dusty old books to slick multimedia centers where they can polish PowerPoint presentations and use the Internet to research papers.
We have converted the monumental card catalogs
and other manual bibliographic files into vast shared databases such as OCLC, RLIN, and other consortial catalogs.
If our libraries still relied on card catalogs
, the scope and extent of the conglomerated cards would cause Nicholson Baker unimaginable ecstasy and Edmund Lester Pearson unimaginable pain.
Indexes, printed and electronic references, card catalogs
, and public and commercial electronic databases are all covered.
Gettysburg's client/server architecture, based on hardware from Sun Microsystems, enables students--as well as faculty and librarians--to access the card catalogs
of 695 libraries around the world.