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INTERACTIVE ONLINE ACQUISITIONS USING BEDIS THREE PERSPECTIVES

INTERACTIVE ONLINE ACQUISITIONS USING BEDIS THREE PERSPECTIVES Describes the development and use of the Book Trade Electronic DataInterchange Standard BEDIS at Paisley College Library in collaborationwith the booksellers, John Smith & Sons Glasgow. BEDIS is anautomated book supply system which has advantages over systems presentlyused by many large libraries which rely on downloaded systems and whichtherefore have the disadvantage of locking a library into one supplier.Describes the development and installation of the BEDIS system from theviewpoint of the librarian, the bookseller and the computer analyst.Stuart James gives an overview and considers favourably the systemsfuture application in other libraries. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Library World Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0307-4803
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002418
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Abstract

Describes the development and use of the Book Trade Electronic DataInterchange Standard BEDIS at Paisley College Library in collaborationwith the booksellers, John Smith & Sons Glasgow. BEDIS is anautomated book supply system which has advantages over systems presentlyused by many large libraries which rely on downloaded systems and whichtherefore have the disadvantage of locking a library into one supplier.Describes the development and installation of the BEDIS system from theviewpoint of the librarian, the bookseller and the computer analyst.Stuart James gives an overview and considers favourably the systemsfuture application in other libraries.

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New Library WorldEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1992

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