Guide to the Western North Carolina Library Network Records, 1987-1994

Summary Information

Title: Western North Carolina Library Network Records, 1987-1994
Collection: UA.5118
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Abstract:

The Western North Carolina Library Network (WNCLN) is composed of the libraries of Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and Western Carolina University. The records of WNCLN contain email correspondence, data files on disk and data cartridge and a listing of WNCLN periodicals, 1987-1994.

Creator: Western North Carolina Library Network.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Western North Carolina Library Network is composed of the libraries of Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and Western Carolina University. The three libraries share books and journals through the ABC Express delivery system. ABC (which stands for the towns of the three institutions – Asheville, Boone and Cullowhee) Express is a document delivery service operated by the libraries of Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and Western Carolina University. It is available only to students, faculty and staff of these three institutions.

Scope and Contents

The records of the Western North Carolina Library Network (WNCLN) contain email correspondence, data files on disk and data cartridge and a listing of WNCLN periodicals. The emails date 1987-1992 and are paper copies of correspondence between the libraries of WNCLN. The data files include a printout of information contained on both formats. The periodical listings are in two bound volumes and are accurate to January 1994.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5118: Western North Carolina Library Network Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2004.193: Western NC Library Network LS/200 E-mail General File, 1987-1992

UA.2007.012: WNCLN Data Files, 1992

UA.2009.110: Western North Carolina Library Network Union List of Periodical Holdings, 1994