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Library Inventory Using Palm Pilot
Technical Services Quarterly (2004)
  • Yongli Ma, Kennesaw State University
  • Li Chen, Kennesaw State University
Abstract

Reducing user frustration over the failure to find a book in the library catalog, eliminating missing titles, and cleaning up other common database errors are tasks facing all libraries. Recently, the staff at Southern Polytechnic State University undertook a collection inventory using Palm Pilot technology. This article describes the one-year project and provides a detailed discussion of the procedures and equipment required to undertake this task. The experience at Southern Polytechnic State University suggests that library inventory is feasible and manageable.

Keywords
  • library inventory,
  • collection inventory,
  • palm pilot
Publication Date
December, 2004
Citation Information
Yongli Ma and Li Chen. "Library Inventory Using Palm Pilot" Technical Services Quarterly Vol. 22 Iss. 2 (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/yongli_ma/2/