library planning, Syracuse University, Ernest S. Bird Library, library planning
Library and Information Science | United States History
This article details the struggles of Syracuse University in the early 1970s with the opening of a new library amidst a plethora of problems. Parallels are drawn to the problems of growing catalogs and fledgling mechanization that faced the New York Public Library at the same time. Also mentions the then-nascent MARC format and OCLC.
Knapp, Betsy. "Research Libraries Enter the Machine Age." The Ernest S. Bird Library Dedication Issue. Spec. issue of The Courier 9.4 & 10.1 (1972): 12-15.