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CINDEX Online: Geac CIS in Camden

David Hayes (Systems Controller (Library Systems), London Borough of Camden)

VINE

ISSN: 0305-5728

Article publication date: 1 January 1992

Abstract

Camden rejected a viewdata solution to user information needs as being too highly structured in its approach and instead opted for a customised version of Geac's new Community Information System (CIS) based on that company's existing Local Information System software. Data from the authority's DataEase Adult Education database were incorporated into CINDEX (Camden Community Information Network Directory and Exchange) by uploading files from the former to the latter. A variety of online and offline methods of access and reporting are described.

Citation

Hayes, D. (1992), "CINDEX Online: Geac CIS in Camden", VINE, Vol. 22 No. 1, pp. 10-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb040467

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MCB UP Ltd

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