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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1970, published April 14, 1970
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 9 cm
Item No.
480-422
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an IBM storage disk which "holds all the information on the circulation of SFU [Simon Fraser University's] 300,000 volume library, ready for instant retrieval" and is part of the "first computerised on-line library loan system in Canada".
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1970, published April 14, 1970
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-422
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an IBM storage disk which "holds all the information on the circulation of SFU [Simon Fraser University's] 300,000 volume library, ready for instant retrieval" and is part of the "first computerised on-line library loan system in Canada".
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - Libraries
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Don Cowell at the control unit

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45525
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1970, published April 14, 1970
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 18.5 cm
Item No.
480-420
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of apprentice senior program analyst Don Cowell standing at Simon Fraser University's computer center, holding a sheet of printout, as he smiles at the camera. A woman is sitting at the desk next to him, which holds the console typewriter, reaching to hang up the phone. She is also smili…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1970, published April 14, 1970
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-420
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 18.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of apprentice senior program analyst Don Cowell standing at Simon Fraser University's computer center, holding a sheet of printout, as he smiles at the camera. A woman is sitting at the desk next to him, which holds the console typewriter, reaching to hang up the phone. She is also smiling. This is the "control unit" for the "first computerised on-line library loan system in Canada".
Subjects
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Buildings - Civic - Libraries
Names
Cowell, Don
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Jo-Anne Lee with the cathode ray tube display station

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45526
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1970, published April 14, 1970
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 9.5 cm
Item No.
480-421
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jo-Anne Lee, 7th semester arts student and Simon Fraser University library assistant as she points to the cathode ray tube display station (CRTs); part of the "first computerised on-line library loan system in Canada" which gave instantaneous information on the status of any book. In …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 1970, published April 14, 1970
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-421
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 9.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Jo-Anne Lee, 7th semester arts student and Simon Fraser University library assistant as she points to the cathode ray tube display station (CRTs); part of the "first computerised on-line library loan system in Canada" which gave instantaneous information on the status of any book. In her other hand she is holding up a logbook of computer print out sheets which formerly kept track of library check-outs and returns.
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - Libraries
Names
Simon Fraser University
Lee, Jo- Anne
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Gene Bridwell with a Talonbooks acquisition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto45530
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1976, published March 27, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Item No.
480-425
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Simon Fraser University Humanities Library head Gene Bridwell surrounded by open boxes of a new acquisition; manuscripts and correspondence from Talonbooks.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1976, published March 27, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-425
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Simon Fraser University Humanities Library head Gene Bridwell surrounded by open boxes of a new acquisition; manuscripts and correspondence from Talonbooks.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - Libraries
Names
Simon Fraser University
Bridwell, Gene
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "Mammoth sorting job awaits Simon Fraser University Humanities Library head Gene Bridwell as he starts to open 21 boxes of eight years worth of original manuscripts and correspondence from Western Canada's largest literary publisher, Talonbooks, which the library purchased for $10,000."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Burnaby - University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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