Accession Number : AD0644252

Title :   A SUBJECT HEADING AUTHORITY LIST, COMPUTER PREPARED: THE SHAL PROGRAM,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Way,William

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : A Subject Heading Authority List containing main entries, scope notes, cross-references and subdivisions is compiled, printed, and updated by computer. Design criteria, programming, input preparation, printing, and future refinements of the list technique are covered. A unique code was designed for sequencing the master tape file and for preparing special listings. Selection from among several design alternatives is emphasized. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SUBJECT INDEXING, DATA PROCESSING), DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS, LIBRARIES, COMPUTERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES, ERRORS, DOCUMENTS, PRINTING

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE