Municipal Archives

​STAR - Dallas Public Library Computer System, 1996



Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorDallas Public Library
Title STAR - Dallas Public Library Computer System
Quantity 1/8 linear inch
AbstractPrinted documents.
Identification 1996-038
Language Records are in English

​Scope and Content

Collection contains correspondence and a brochure related to using the new automated STAR library system.

STAR was an integrated computer system that provided library users with a broad array of both new and improved services, some of which included

An electronic dictionary and encyclopedia
The ability to see the catalogs of the Dallas Public Library and other libraries on the Internet
Audio and video capabilities
Online research databases
Enlarged print workstations for patrons with visual disabilities
The ability to copy data onto a personal, external drive




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STAR - Dallas Public Library Computer System, 1996 (Box 1, Folder 1), Dallas Municipal Archives

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Index Terms

​Dallas -- Texas -- History
Digital libraries -- Information resources management
Library cooperation -- Information resources management

Container List​ 

Box Folder Title, Date
1 1
Correspondence and brochure related to using the automated STAR library system, 1996