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West Seneca, NY 14224

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Library Automation

The WNYRIC Library Automation staff provides full MARC-record automation service and support for your school library media center. Our staff works to coordinate all aspects of planning, collection preparation, record conversion, implementation, training and ongoing support. Currently, three library automation systems are fully supported, along with various add-ons and associated hardware for each system.

NYCRR TITLE 8 - EDUCATION

a) Definitions. As used in this section and in Education Law:

(1) Regional bibliographic data bases means machine-readable files of bibliographic records and holdings of libraries within a reference and research library resources system region, including public, academic, school and special libraries.

(3) Library automation means the application of computer and telecommunications technology to bibliographic control, database access, resource sharing and other electronic communication or transmission for the purpose of improving and enhancing services to library users.

(4) Automated circulation system means the application of computer and telecommunications technology to control the circulation of library materials, which may be integrated with other functions in an automated system.

(5) Automated system means the application of computer and telecommunications technology to library functions, including control of circulation of library materials, acquisitions, cataloging, serials control, public access catalog, and similar activities, and the integration of these functions into one system.

(6) Automation program means an organized plan applying automation to library functions to promote bibliographic control, database access, resource sharing, and other electronic communication or transmission among the school, public, academic, and special libraries within a region.

Contact Information

To reach us toll free, call 1-800-872-0780, and enter the 4-digit extension below:

Alicia Thompson, Director  821-7070
Patty Lebrenz, Coordinator  821-7034
Todd Catalano, Coordinator  821-7265
Lynda West, Secretary  821-7116
WNYRIC Help Desk  821-7460
CoSer Information
Library Automation is an approved CoSer thru the New York State Education Department.

WNYRIC-supported Library Automation Systems