The Randtriever at Erasmus University, Rotterdam—1969–1990: Two decades of change in mechanical books storage
Library Hi Tech , Volume 8 - Issue 3 p. 83- 85
In April 1969, Remington Rand began installing its automated storage and retrieval system-the Randtriever—at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. The original system never worked properly and uptime was limited to a few hours a day. Erasmus University has subsequently rebuilt the system, installing safety devices, replacing communications systems, and converting the system to computer control (initially using National Semiconductor SC/MP microprocessors and Apple II computers). Today the system is operational 99.9% of the time and is linked directly to the circulation system of the library. It is currently being directly interfaced to the online public access catalog.
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Meyboom, L. (1990). The Randtriever at Erasmus University, Rotterdam—1969–1990: Two decades of change in mechanical books storage. Library Hi Tech, 8(3), 83–85. doi:10.1108/eb047801