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New technology at Wellington Central Library, 1954 (2nd of 4)

New technology at Wellington Central Library, 1954

Librarians Wendy Gordon (centre) and Molly Scott (left) use a new electronic system to issue books to a patron. The system was introduced to Wellington Central Library in 1954, and involved librarians recording book issues on a machine. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Libraries-Public-Wellington-Central-01

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Julia Millen, 'Libraries - Public libraries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Julia Millen, published 22 Oct 2014