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Western North Carolina Library Network records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5118

Scope and Contents

The records of the Western North Carolina Library Network (WNCLN) contain email correspondence, data files on disk and data cartridge and a listing of WNCLN periodicals. The emails date 1987-1992 and are paper copies of correspondence between the libraries of WNCLN. The data files include a printout of information contained on both formats. The periodical listings are in two bound volumes and are accurate to January 1994.

Dates

  • 1987-1994

Historical Note

The Western North Carolina Library Network is composed of the libraries of Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and Western Carolina University. The three libraries share books and journals through the ABC Express delivery system. ABC (which stands for the towns of the three institutions – Asheville, Boone and Cullowhee) Express is a document delivery service operated by the libraries of Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and Western Carolina University. It is available only to students, faculty and staff of these three institutions.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Western North Carolina Library Network (WNCLN) is composed of the libraries of Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and Western Carolina University. The records of WNCLN contain email correspondence, data files on disk and data cartridge and a listing of WNCLN periodicals, 1987-1994.

Arrangement

Series I and II contain paper copies of emails sent back and forth between libraries in the Western North Carolina Library Network (WNCLN) - UNC-Asheville, Appalachian State University, and Western Carolina University.

Series III includes two media formats. The first is a single 3.5" diskette entitled "Old Files I 920318: 870121-891214. Formated as 144 MB WNCLN". The second media format is a mini Data Cartridge labeled as "WNCLN, Formatted 900118 40 MB, Tape 03". The accession includes a seven page printout of the information contained on both media formats.

Series IV contains two bound volumes containing a comprehensive listing of all periodicals housed in the academic libraries of the WNCLN as of January 1994.
Status
Completed
Author
Dustin Witsman
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Boone U.S.A. - North Carolina 28608-2026 United States
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