McGrath, William E.
Research report prepared for OCLC on multidimensional mapping of libraries based on shared holdings in the OCLC Online Union Catalog.
Dublin, OH : OCLC, Office of Research, 1983
William E McGrath; Thomas Butler Hickey; OCLC. Office of Research.
|注意：||"1983 July 1."
"ED 235 802."
"This research was conducted while the principal author was the OCLC Visiting Distinguished Scholar during 1979-80." - p. vi.
|描述：||xi, 41 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
|其他题名：||Multidimensional mapping of libraries based on shared holdings in the OCLC Online Union Catalog|
|责任：||by William E. McGrath and Thomas B. Hickey.|
How many books does a group of libraries have in common? Pre-OCLC days, the question was simple and the answer vital. If a large number were held in common, there would be a compelling argument for computerized bibliographic databases for shared cataloging and interlibrary loan. "Overlap" studies did provide argument, and the rest is history...