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RC-*0858-77

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL 60208-0001)
James Aagaard (Project Director: 02/01/1977 to present)

Proposal to Establish National Center for the Control of Bibliographic Data

To establish a project to produce a machine readable biographic data base of approximately 35,000 records covering African-related materials for transfer to the Library of Congress for distribution via the MARC (machine-readable cataloging) Service. This project will demonstrate that a research library with collection strength and cataloging expertise in a particular subject area, can produce a data base of a quality which can be merged with the LC data base to form a single, consistent national data base.

Project fields:
Unknown

Program:
Reference Materials - Access

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$201,945 (approved)
$201,945 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1977 – 12/31/1981