The use of a commercially available general database management system (INFO) for library purposes is reported The particular application described is the management of a continuously changing file of periodical holdings records and the implementation of a computerised online updating and enquiry system at Bristol Polytechnic library. Of particular interest are the ease and low cost of development for this system, and also the underlying potential for extension to other allied applications which is provided by this method of implementation.
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|Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems
|Published - 1984