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At 4:07 PM +1100 on 11/15/02, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>I recall about 20 years ago a librarian/manager of a major regional public
>library quite confidently stating that computerisation of their library
>services (equivalent to URICA) could be done for around $5,000.
>Fortunately she retired not soon afterwards.
Ha! I put Urica in at ANU in 1983 and it cost $1,000,000. Those
libraries which thought they could write their own systems found to
their cost that they could easily spend even more in wages.
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