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HOCHSTADT (Cheepeggy Wai), QUAH (JillL) & HONG (Gim Ong)


HOCHSTADT (Cheepeggy Wai), QUAH (JillL) & HONG (Gim Ong). Towards an Online Integrated System at the National University of Singapore Library. 10.2;1985;138-69

Discusses NUS library in detail. Describes implementation of its automated system using MINISIS software package to test its suitability for developing online integrated system for various library operations as well as capability to accept MARC bibliographic records. Presents an elaborative workflow chart for the MINISIS test programme for NUS library. Reviews the advantages and limitations of the MINISIS test programme. Also mentions future programmes which are to be implemented like- To set up an automation unit to supervise and coordinate the computerization programme; to convert the entire collection as a special subject bibliographic data base of Singaporeana and Malaysiana; provision of Library Automated Circulation System (LACS).