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2.  Bibliographic control of medical illustrations--a case study in the development of a library subsystem: II. Project implementation. 
This second part of a two-part paper describes how the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Library implemented a bibliographic control system for a medical illustrations collection. Discussed are the staffing of the project, the design of formats and computer programs, further design changes, the input process, quality evaluation of the illustrations, and production and distribution of the control products (printed indexes and microfiche replicas). The report ends with a note on the applicability of the UCSF system to other libraries, and some benefits of the project.
PMCID: PMC227191  PMID: 6688747
3.  Bibliographic control of medical illustrations--a case study in the development of a library subsystem: I. Project planning. 
The need to provide bibliographic access to a collection of original medical illustrations led the Library of the University of California, San Francisco, to search for a bibliographic control system and, not finding a satisfactory one, to develop one of its own, Part 1 of the report details the planning for such a development, including the need for bibliographic control of illustrations, the goals of the proposed system, design decisions and changes required, the type of system chosen, special subjects indexing needs, the required output, and staffing and budgetary needs.
PMCID: PMC227190  PMID: 6688746
4.  Circulation versus photocopy: Quid pro Quo? 
Information thought necessary for assessing the potential impact of a limited journal circulation policy at the University of California, San Francisco, included the effects on seating, on in-house photocopying, and on circulation. An initial survey during a "typical circulation" week showed journal circulation to be 71% of the total, with journals issued during the past five years comprising 45% of the total. A survey of user photocopying practice suggested that circulation limited to journals more than five years old might result in a 90% increase in photocopying, and results of the circulation survey were used to predict a 45% decrease in circulation. Results of implementing a limited circulation policy were a 41% decrease in circulation and a 136% increase in photocopy. Differences between prediction and results may be accounted for by the effect of duplicate copy subscriptions and by provision of convenient photocopy facilities.
PMCID: PMC226507  PMID: 7417731
6.  Mechanization of library procedures in the medium-sized medical library. IV. Physical characteristics of the acquisitions-cataloging record. 
Acquisitions-Cataloging records stored on magnetic tape by the Washington University School of Medicine Library were examined to determine frequency and average length of record components and their alphabetization requirements in a book catalog. Data from this study of 4,708 records will be used in adaptation of the Library's computer-based cataloging system to greater machine capabilities. The first of these two papers compares measurements found for WUSML records with those reported in studies of conventional catalog cards. The number of sorting positions used to alphabetize entries and causes of sort failure are examined in the second paper (Number V) which will be found on page 71 of this issue of the BULLETIN.
PMCID: PMC232683  PMID: 5212372

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