Automated Acquisitions/In-Process Control Systems IG

Charge

Automated acquisition/in-process control systems discussion group's charge: to provide a forum for the discussion of the development and implementation of automated acquisitions/in-process control systems in libraries; topics of discussion include, but are not limited to, automation of the traditional functions of order generation, receipt, check-in, claiming, cancellations, fund accounting, in-process control, and binding of monographs and serials; compatibility of these automated functions and integration with other online systems in the library; development of national levels of standardization for machine-readable acquisitions and in-process records; communication formats for the online systems in the library; development of national levels of standardization for machine-readable acquisitions and in-process records; communication formats for the online and tape transfer of order and vendor information; public access to in-process records and the need for authority control at the in-process stage; and integration of machine-readable in-process records with full and brief cataloging records. Also, to allow for the practical exchange of information on the implementation of various commercial and in-house acquisitions and processing systems in libraries.

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Composition

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Origin

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Staff Liaison

Charles Wilt
ALCTS Executive Director
1-800-545-2433, x 5030
cwilt@ala.org