Guide to the Research Libraries Group Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Note

This encoded finding aid is compliant with Stanford EAD Best Practice Guidelines, Version 1.0.


Overview

Call Number: SC0270
Creator: Research Libraries Group.
Creator: Research Libraries Group
Title: Research Libraries Group, records
Dates: 1972-1987
Physical Description: 19.5 Linear feet
Summary: Reports, manuals, proposals, surveys, statistics; BALLOTS System books and reference manuals; PLAN Systems books.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfers, Research Libraries Group, 1981 and 2000.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Research Libraries Group Records (SC0270). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Reports, manuals, proposals, surveys, statistics; BALLOTS System books and reference manuals; PLAN Systems books.

Access Terms

Kass, Tina
Research Libraries Group.
Stanford University. Ballots Center.
Ballots Project.
Machine-readable bibliographic data.


Collection Contents

 

Records

 

Reports and Publications

Box 1, Folder 1

Rosenthal, Joseph A. The Research Libraries Group; Proposals for Cooperation among the Libraries of Columbia, Harvard, and Yale Universities and the New York Public Library. December 1973

Box 1, Folder 2

Stanford University Response to Research Libraries Groups, Inc. Request for Proposals for an Automated Bibliographic Control System. October 1977

Box 1, Folder 3

Stanford University's Response to the University of California Request for Quotation and Proposal. Universitywide Library Technical Processing System. BALLOTS Center Stanford University April 21, 1978

Box 1, Folder 4

A Plan for Development of a Research Libraries Network Based upon the BALLOTS System. Research Libraries Group, Inc., and Stanford University July 1978. Draft.

Box 1, Folder 5

Final Report of the BALLOTS Center to the National Endowment for the Humanities on Grant Activities from January 1, 1975 to May 31, 1978. Stanford University, February 1979

Box 1, Folder 6

A Plan for the Development of a Research Libraries Information Network. The Research Libraries Group, Inc. October 20, 1978. Revised and Abridged January 4, 1979.

Box 1, Folder 7

The Research Libraries Group, Inc. Progress Report. June 1979

Box 1, Folder 8

RLG Terminal Manual Zentec 9003 and Zentec ZMS-90 Video Terminals. August 1979

Box 1, Folder 9

Technical Report on Linking the Bibliographic Utilities: Benefits and Costs. Submitted to the Council on Library Resources September 15, 1980 by Donald A. Smalley, William G. Griffith, Ann M. Walker, Michael B. Wessells

Box 1, Folder 10

On-Line Public Access to Library Bibliographic Data Bases: Developments, Issues and Priorities. Final Report to the Council on Library Resources. September 1980

Box 1, Folder 11

Shurkin, Joel. " The Rise and Fall and Rise of RLG." American Libraries July/August 1982.

Box 1, Folder 12

Proposal for the Development of an Integrated Local Library System Based on RLIN/ASPEN. Research Libraries Group, Inc. 30 November 1983

Box 1, Folder 13

Processing and Data Distribution within the Research Libraries Information Network. Final Report to the Carnegie Corporation of New York on a Study of Distributed Processing. November 1983.

Box 1, Folder 14

RLIN System Reference Manual. First edition March 1984. The Research Libraries Group, Inc.

Box 1, Folder 15

A Technical Overview of RLIN. 29 May 1984 Research Libraries Group, Inc.

Box 1, Folder 16

The Name Authority Cooperative/Name Authority File Service. Task Force on a Name Authority File Service. Bibliographic Service Development Program. Council on Library Resources, Inc. May 1984

Box 1, Folder 17

Issues in Retrospective Conversion. Report of a study conducted for the Council on Library Resources by Jutta Reed-Scott. May 1984

Box 1, Folder 18

Retrospective Conversion. Report of a meeting sponsored by the Council on Library Resources July 16-18, 1984. Compiled and edited by Dorothy Gregor, September 1984.

Box 1, Folder 19

Command Language and Screen Displays for Public Online Systems. Report of a meeting sponsored by the Council on Library Resources March 29-30 1984. Compiled and Edited by Paul Evan Peters. March 1985

Box 1, Folder 20

Stanford University Libraries. Library Automation Proposal. December 29, 1987

Box 1, Folder 21

Loose materials from binder containing Stanford University Libraries Library Automation Proposal.

 

BALLOT materials to be part of SC 270 (some materials are marked 6351)

 

Stanford University Response to RLIN Request for Proposals for an Automated Bibiolgraphic Control System: BALLOTS, October 1977 - 2 binders

 

Stanford University's Response to the University of California Request for Quotation and Proposal: Universitywide Library Technical Processing System, April 21, 1978 - 1 binder

 

A Plan for the Development of a Research Libraries Information Network, October 1978 - 1 binder

 

Bibliographic Automation of Large Library Operations Using a Time-Sharing System: Phase II, Part I (July 1970-June 1971) - final report, Februry 1972

 

System Scope for Library Automation and Generalized Information Storage and Retrieval at Stanford U niversity ¬ - report 1970 (printed 1972)

 

Project BALLOTS; Bibliographic Automation of Large Library Operations Using a Time-Sharing System - progress reports July 29, 1969; November 21, 1969; and December 26, 1969

 

Stanford University Data File Directory, July 1973

 

Information Retrieval (SPIRES) and Library Automation (BALLOTS) at Stanford University, November 1970

 

Working Paper on the Future of Library Automation at Stanford, David C. Weber, September 1971

 

A Feasibility Study on the Participation of Four Colleges and Universities in a Stanford Library Automation Network, Volume 1, July 1971

 

Draft Proposal for the Bibiolographical Automation of Large Library Operations Using a Time-Sharing System (Project BALLOTS), February 1967

 

Bibiolographical Automation of Large Library Operations Using a Time-Sharing System (Project BALLOTS), proposal, May 1967

 

Folders:

 

Memos to library staff re BALLOTS, 1974-78

 

Misc. Information (brochures, guides, etc), 1968-75

 

Bibiolographical Automation of Large Library Operations Using a Time-Sharing System, Final Report, September 1970 - xerox of computer printout

 

Misc. reports and memos