Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 17:23:59 -0600 (CST)

Author: Dale Stille

Subject: RE: Universal Demo Form and Sample



I'll take one of those "yearly updates". Where are they??


On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Gerald Zani wrote:

> Jim,
> That is a very good idea. I agree with you that we should add the boxes
> for general subject area and subsection.
> The official PIRA Bib is updated each a year, and the updates are
> distributed every five years. This is much too slow for your purposes when
> you need a DCS entry number assigned quickly. But you do not need to
> restrict yourself to the official DCS entrys.
> The DCS acts as a standardized template. The use of the DCS is not
> restricted at your school. You can always and instantly assign a number
> yourself to classify a new demo that your school has developed. There is
> no need to wait for the official DCS number to arrive from the Bib
> committee. During the year the committee will review all the new
> submissions and decide on the assignment of the official DCS entry
> number. When you receive the yearly update you can then choose to reassign
> the official entry number to the demo if you wish.
> Jerry Z.
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