10.0715 frames used well

WILLARD MCCARTY (willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Mon, 17 Feb 1997 18:52:49 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 10, No. 715.
Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (Princeton/Rutgers)
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Information at http://www.princeton.edu/~mccarty/humanist/

[1] From: Rainer Henrich <henrich@theol.unizh.ch> (31)
Subject: Frames used well / large on-line card catalog

The following URL is interesting for Humanists not only as an example of
frames but even more as a new internet access to a large card catalog:

<http://www-zb2.unizh.ch/> Alphabetischer Zentralkatalog (AZK) of the
Zentralbibliothek Zurich consisting of 2,2 Mio. library cards (in German)

The producer's technology seems to be new and promising, according to the
following statement (disclaimer: I have no connections with Eurospider and

>Retrieving Scanned Cards of an Alphabetic Library Catalogue
>A new approach is demonstrated for scanned library catalogues. Eurospider
>enables inexpensive catalogue conversions, because no manual corrections
>of the OCR-texts are required. The users are presented high resolution
>images of the catalogue cards that show all details (including
>The AZK demonstration provides you access to the "Alphabetischer
>Zentralkatalog (AZK)" of the "Zentralbibliothek Zurich" consisting of 2,2
Mio. >library cards. The currently accessible database contains more than 1
Mio. >cards. The remaining cards are being added in packages of 100'000
>Note: The machine running this system is highly loaded due to the ongoing
>load process of further library cards (image conversion). Thus, response
>times are not representative!

Rainer Henrich, lic. theol.
Bullinger-Briefwechsel-Edition Phone: xx41 1 257 67 54
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CH-8001 Zuerich e-mail: henrich@theol.unizh.ch
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