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National Library of Wales
National Libraries Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Study, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 NLADPS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: National Libraries Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Study Papers

Short Title: National Libraries Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Study, papers

Creation date(s): 1971-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): National Libraries ADP Feasibility Study; IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The National Libraries ADP Feasibility Study, sponsored by the Department of Education and Science, was undertaken in the early 1970s to assess the feasibility of using automatic data processing in the operations of the United Kingdom's national libraries. The Project Head was Maurice B. Line.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Copies of the National Libraries ADP Feasibility Study Report and various annexes and supporting papers produced for the study, 1971; and provisional draft of the MARC International Format, prepared by the IFLA Joint Working Group on Content Designators, 1975.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1983, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr Moelwyn I. Williams, Aberystwyth, 1983.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: National Library of Wales, Minor Lists and Summaries 1983; Barr, Diana R., Trends in Book Production and Prices (National Central Library London, 1972).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Library catalogue management | Research | Great Britain

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | Dept. of Education and Science
International Federation of Library Associations | Joint Working Group on Content Designators

Places

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