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The Task Force reviewed the specific areas of OCLC usage and costs; the full integration of systems into the HELIN/III environment; the question of duplication of effort and the advisability of centralizing technical services routines and responsibilities; the possibilities for streamlining processes between acquisitions and cataloging, and among technical services and the branches and Goverment Publications Office; the possibilities of expanding our efforts within the area of outsourcing; and, the priorities which should guide us as we develop programs to improve and expand the HELIN bibliographic database and provided specific recommendations.

TSBIB02.DOC (9 kB)
Memorandum that introduces report.