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DUBLINes posing of all third class mail rather than ALA Microcomputer VGA Board s delivering it to addressees within the or­ M310 Workstations delivered after July 1 Event s ganization. Several OCLC publications (in­ will have a Video Graphics Array (VGA) cluding OCLC Micro) are mailed third Attending the June ALA conference? Stop adapter board instead of the EGA board. class, so if you are experiencing delivery at the OCLC booth (# 1073) for a concise The VGA adapter is the same type of problems, check your organization's calendar of the sessions, user group meet­ board used in high-end IBM PS/2s and is policy. ings, template exchanges, etc., specifically the current standard in adapter boards. of interest to microcomputer users. A (See p . 5.) The VGA display resolution is quick stop beats wading through that much higher than that of the EGA and AACR2 Specifications 200 + page conference program. thus provides crisper screen images. There fo r Non-Book Materials will be some minor changes in the Termi­ nal Software Installation routine (documen­ The 1988 Revision of AACR2 resulted in LITA Interes t Group tation is currently in preparation) but no few substantive changes to the existing A LITA interest group is forming to discuss problems are anticipated. rules beyond what was already known the uses of cataloging software. Members through rule interpretations and revisions. of the Innovative Micro-Cataloging Interest However, important exceptions should be Group hope to exchange ways to cut ILL ME Ver. 4.1 Ships noted by users who catalog certain types corners using microcomputer software of sound recordings (Chapter 6), motion Version 4.1 of the ILL Micro Enhancer such as the Cataloging Micro Enhancer pictures and videorecordings (Chapter 7), software will be shipped in May to all program and CAT CD450 system. For in­ graphic materials (Chapter 8), and compu­ users of the current version. The revision formation, contact Robbin Ernest, Automa­ ter files (Chapter 9). Some trade names and corrects user-reported problems with ver­ tion Coordinator, 120 Perkins Library, comparable technical designations that sion 4.0 (OCLC Micro, Feb., 1989; p. 6). A Duke University, Durham, NC 27706. used to be transcribed in the physical simple installation program that enables description area should now be recorded users to upgrade to the revision without in the note area. overwriting existing configuration data or NAD an d Software logon parameters will be included with the For computer files, the trade name or Lendin g new version. The shipping date for the make and model of the computers) on software will be announced in an online which they are designed to run is now al­ Some libraries don't catalog software (e.g., logon message. The revision and the instal­ ways recorded in a systems requirement WordPerfect, Excel, Quark XPress) used lation procedures are described in Micro note (9.7Blb), corresponding to field 538 administratively or otherwise because they Bulletin No. 12, a no-charge publication in the MARC format. This means that com­ don't circulate it beyond, or even within, mailed to all ILL ME ver. 4.0 users in April. puter make and model names (e.g., IBM the library. Since restrictions on lending If you use version 4.0 of the ILL ME and PC, Apple II) will never appear in the software, or any other material, can be don't receive either the Micro Bulletin or physical description field (9.5B1). In the noted in a library's Name Address Direc­ the new software, please notify your net­ past, this information appeared in the tory record, libraries are urged to recon­ work or the OCLC User Contact Desk. physical description field when the com­ sider such a cataloging policy. Having puter file was designed to run on only one holdings attached to software records (as type of machine. well as having records for some of the less ILLFILE Update well-known software) would make it easier Also note that Rule 9.5D2 states "if for those using or considering purchasing the item consists of more than one physi­ Available various programs to contact others—to cal carrier and they differ in size, give the A new version of the ILLFILE programs form library-oriented user or interest smallest or smaller and the largest or larger (ILLFILE, ILLSORT, ILLCOUNT) issued on groups, pass on "bug" and update infor­ size, separated by a hyphen: Disk 7 in April 1988 is available directly mation, or just inquire whether the pro­ 3 computer disks ; 3½-5¼ in. from one of the authors. Send a formatted gram is all the vendor claims. double-sided, double-density (i.e., 360K) Follow this rule rather than the previous diskette and a prepaid return mailer to recommendation (OCLC Micro, vol. 4, no. Carol Levin, Owen D. Young Library, St. 1, p . 4) to select one format for the physi­ Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, cal description and make a note for the for a copy. Levin plans to continue revis­ other. You may still add a note under the ing the software and will notify users as provisions of Rule 9.7B10 to indicate im­ new versions become available. She also portant physical details: will provide limited telephone support 500 Consists of two 3½ in. disks and (phone 315-379-5478) directly to users. one 5¼ in. disk. Apply these guidelines immediately. Thir d Class Mail —Jay Weitz Quality Control Librarian Some companies (IBM among them) have implemented a policy of automatically dis­ 2 OCLC Micro Vol. 5, No. 2 April 1989 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png OCLC Micro Emerald Publishing

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posing of all third class mail rather than ALA Microcomputer VGA Board s delivering it to addressees within the or­ M310 Workstations delivered after July 1 Event s ganization. Several OCLC publications (in­ will have a Video Graphics Array (VGA) cluding OCLC Micro) are mailed third Attending the June ALA conference? Stop adapter board instead of the EGA board. class, so if you are experiencing delivery at the OCLC booth (# 1073) for a concise The VGA adapter is the same type of problems, check your organization's calendar of the sessions, user group meet­ board used in high-end IBM PS/2s and is policy. ings, template exchanges, etc., specifically the current standard in adapter boards. of interest to microcomputer users. A (See p . 5.) The VGA display resolution is quick stop beats wading through that much higher than that of the EGA and AACR2 Specifications 200 + page conference program. thus provides crisper screen images. There fo r Non-Book Materials will be some minor changes in the Termi­ nal Software Installation routine (documen­ The 1988 Revision of AACR2 resulted in LITA Interes t Group tation is currently in preparation) but no few substantive changes to the existing A LITA interest group is forming to discuss problems are anticipated. rules beyond what was already known the uses of cataloging software. Members through rule interpretations and revisions. of the Innovative Micro-Cataloging Interest However, important exceptions should be Group hope to exchange ways to cut ILL ME Ver. 4.1 Ships noted by users who catalog certain types corners using microcomputer software of sound recordings (Chapter 6), motion Version 4.1 of the ILL Micro Enhancer such as the Cataloging Micro Enhancer pictures and videorecordings (Chapter 7), software will be shipped in May to all program and CAT CD450 system. For in­ graphic materials (Chapter 8), and compu­ users of the current version. The revision formation, contact Robbin Ernest, Automa­ ter files (Chapter 9). Some trade names and corrects user-reported problems with ver­ tion Coordinator, 120 Perkins Library, comparable technical designations that sion 4.0 (OCLC Micro, Feb., 1989; p. 6). A Duke University, Durham, NC 27706. used to be transcribed in the physical simple installation program that enables description area should now be recorded users to upgrade to the revision without in the note area. overwriting existing configuration data or NAD an d Software logon parameters will be included with the For computer files, the trade name or Lendin g new version. The shipping date for the make and model of the computers) on software will be announced in an online which they are designed to run is now al­ Some libraries don't catalog software (e.g., logon message. The revision and the instal­ ways recorded in a systems requirement WordPerfect, Excel, Quark XPress) used lation procedures are described in Micro note (9.7Blb), corresponding to field 538 administratively or otherwise because they Bulletin No. 12, a no-charge publication in the MARC format. This means that com­ don't circulate it beyond, or even within, mailed to all ILL ME ver. 4.0 users in April. puter make and model names (e.g., IBM the library. Since restrictions on lending If you use version 4.0 of the ILL ME and PC, Apple II) will never appear in the software, or any other material, can be don't receive either the Micro Bulletin or physical description field (9.5B1). In the noted in a library's Name Address Direc­ the new software, please notify your net­ past, this information appeared in the tory record, libraries are urged to recon­ work or the OCLC User Contact Desk. physical description field when the com­ sider such a cataloging policy. Having puter file was designed to run on only one holdings attached to software records (as type of machine. well as having records for some of the less ILLFILE Update well-known software) would make it easier Also note that Rule 9.5D2 states "if for those using or considering purchasing the item consists of more than one physi­ Available various programs to contact others—to cal carrier and they differ in size, give the A new version of the ILLFILE programs form library-oriented user or interest smallest or smaller and the largest or larger (ILLFILE, ILLSORT, ILLCOUNT) issued on groups, pass on "bug" and update infor­ size, separated by a hyphen: Disk 7 in April 1988 is available directly mation, or just inquire whether the pro­ 3 computer disks ; 3½-5¼ in. from one of the authors. Send a formatted gram is all the vendor claims. double-sided, double-density (i.e., 360K) Follow this rule rather than the previous diskette and a prepaid return mailer to recommendation (OCLC Micro, vol. 4, no. Carol Levin, Owen D. Young Library, St. 1, p . 4) to select one format for the physi­ Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, cal description and make a note for the for a copy. Levin plans to continue revis­ other. You may still add a note under the ing the software and will notify users as provisions of Rule 9.7B10 to indicate im­ new versions become available. She also portant physical details: will provide limited telephone support 500 Consists of two 3½ in. disks and (phone 315-379-5478) directly to users. one 5¼ in. disk. Apply these guidelines immediately. Thir d Class Mail —Jay Weitz Quality Control Librarian Some companies (IBM among them) have implemented a policy of automatically dis­ 2 OCLC Micro Vol. 5, No. 2 April 1989

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