Application of an Expert System to Collection Development: Donation Processing in a Special Library
Amy M. DeBrower, DeAnna T. Jones
Library Software Review Volume 10, Number 6, ISSN 0742-5759
Describes a project at the library of the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) at Johns Hopkins University that developed an expert system to conserve professional staff time and reduce processing costs by allowing gifts, or donations, to be processed by support staff. Decision-making factors are explained, and performance statistics are discussed. (four references) (LRW)
DeBrower, A.M. & Jones, D.T. (1991). Application of an Expert System to Collection Development: Donation Processing in a Special Library. Library Software Review, 10(6),. Retrieved June 2, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/145437/.
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