Oral history interview with Charles Payne 1990

Oral history interview with Charles Payne 1990

 

 

Name:
Payne, Charles (Interviewee), Fall, James E (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Charles Payne 1990
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of Charles Payne : oral history, 1990 and Oral history of Charles Payne, 1990
Abstract:
Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago, 1960; position with Industrial Relations Center Library at University of Chicago; involvement with early library automation: full systems analysis of University of Chicago Library; grant from National Science Foundation to develop Bibliographic Data Processing System, 1965; development of "Chicago Format:"independent, bibliographic, single database system; influence on Machine Readable Catalogue System [MARC] Pilot Project, related systems; cost of maintaining MARC system: financial, internal dependence, continued lack of authority and serials control systems; early library data programming and printing: development of specialized equipment; meetings with International Business Machines [IBM], Library of Congress, funding agencies, librarians; controversy surrounding complexity, resource consumption of automation programs, "New York Mafia" at Columbia University, New York Public Library; conflicts surrounding role as early chairman of Machine Readable Bibliographic Information [MARBI]; failure of Collaborative Systems Development Project [CLSP]; failure to pursue national retrospective conversion program for unconverted national database; recollections of various members of library automation programs.
Collection Name:
MARC XX Project : Oral History
Subjects:
Librarians, Libraries--Automation, Information storage and retrieval systems, Machine-readable bibliographic data, MARC formats, Cooperative cataloging, Payne, Charles, Library of Congress, University of Chicago, and International Business Machines Corporation
Format:
oral histories and sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1990
Physical Description:
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical):
Librarian.
Note:
Interviewed by James E. Fall on July 9, 1990.Digitized from analog recordings: Original available in the Columbia Center for Oral History, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries
Note (Provenance):
Charles Payne, Gift 1991
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
12172417
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-txj9-g426