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Author: Cummings, Martin Marc, 1920-2011
Title: The Place of Computers in the Organization of Medical Libraries, 1965
Occasion: Presented at Oxford University, Oxford, England.
MMC Commentary: This speech reviews the set of objectives of the MEDLARS system which had been operational for one year. It describes the plan to use the system for computerizing the serial records, indexing the world's medical literature, preparing specialize bibliographies on demand and decentralizing the system so that institutions around the world could use it freely.
Subject terms:
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
MEDLARS
Abstracting and Indexing
Library Services
Automation
Library Technical Services
Cataloging
Rolleston, Humphry Davy, Sir, 1862-1944
Hollerith, Herman, 1860-1929
Jacquard, Joseph Marie, 1752-1834
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Index Medicus
Recurring Bibliographies
Demand Bibliographies
MEDLARS Decentralization
Graphic Arts Composing Equipment (GRACE)

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