Based on the analysis of traditional MARC' s format and its existing problems,a new generation of MARC has been developed on the text format. A preliminary analysis has been made on the structure,functions and efficiency of usage for the new formats.A conclusion on the conversion between the new format and the old has been also given in the paper.
The peper presents the evolution of OPAC,its fundamental functions as well as impacts on the development of library automation systems.The conversion of emphasis of library automation from internal management to patrons services in China is also predicted.
The paper discusses the checking of correctness of bibliographic records and introduces the software for checking the correctness of bibliographic records used in Peking University Library Integrated Automatic System.
On the basis of the special situation of our country and the ever-developing information technology,the strategic thought and objective of the following ten years are presented,which will be significant to the development of the library and information automation in China.Some strategic countermeasures which should be taken to realize the objective are further stated in detail.
This paper analyses the requirements of users on converting MARC into dBASE database as well as the similarities and differences between data conversion.It also and format conversion,and puts forward ideas and requirements for designing a common software in data conversion.
The calculative methods of duplicate rate are discussed from the ciruclation duplicate rate,the estimatire duplicate rate and acquisition duplicate rate.It solves the problem of the duplicate rate by means of the least square.Through computer processing,the structure of the duplicate rate in library colletction can be scientifically gained.
The article briefly introduces present construction and development of the databases in China and elaborates the development of the databases constructed by ISTIC itself.It also especially mares suggestions on expansion of the databases of ISTIC and points out its technical prospect.
The paper analyses the factors that affect the IRS. These factors include the exact query formulation of user' s, the used keywords, correct selection of databases in an IRS and the evaluation/satisfact ion of the output by the user' s. The optimal search effectiveness of IRS with one- param-eter/two- parameter matching search and root- mean- square search is also explored. It points out that the above methods are an effective way to query formulation automatically for user' s.
The paper introduces briefly the basic knowledge of multimedia technology,which includes the definition,products,system configuration,design considerations,servers、qrery processing and unsolved problems.
This article starts with a description of the general principles and several modes for CD-ROM network.An example for CD-ROM services is introduced using SCSI Express in a Novell network environment.