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Summary

The Smithsonian Institution Research Information System or SIRIS goes live. The Smithsonian Library Catalog, part of the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS), is moved to a new system, Horizon, after months of intensive work by staff of the Libraries and the Office of Information Technology. The catalog includes holdings of twenty of the Institution's libraries.

Subject

  • SIRIS (Information system)
  • Office of Information Technology
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Annals 2000, "Chronology," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 2000, p. 148.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

December 1, 2000

Topic

  • Information storage and retrieval systems
  • World Wide Web
  • Internet
  • Electronic information resources

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