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Title: OBSCIS (OFFENDER-BASED STATE CORRECTIONS INFORMATION SYSTEM), VOLUME 8 - IMPLEMENTING BASIC OBSCIS - CASE HISTORIES OF PLANNED SYSTEM TRANSFER
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: SEARCH Group Inc.
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
SEARCH Group Inc.
Sacramento, CA 95831
US Department of Justice
Grant Number: 78SS-AX-0029
Sale Source: SEARCH Group Inc.
7311 Greenhaven Drive
Suite 145
Sacramento, CA 95831
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS VOLUME IS THE EIGHTH IN THE OFFENDER-BASED STATE CORRECTIONS INFORMATION SERIES (OBSCIS), WHICH COLLECTIVELY REPRESENTS A DEFINITIVE REPORT ON THE PROJECT'S CORRECTIONS INFORMATION MODEL AND ITS USE.
Abstract: VOLUME 8 REVIEWS THE PROGRESS MADE BY STATES THAT HAVE CHOSEN TO USE THE BASIC OBSCIS SOFTWARE PACKAGE SUMMARIZES THE TRANSFERS, AND DESCRIBES THE VARIOUS ENVIRONMENTS OF THE IMPLEMENTING STATES. THE INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL CONTAINS BRIEF ACCOUNTS OF OBSCIS DEVELOPMENT AND THE BASIC PROGRAM COMPONENTS. INSTALLING AND ENHANCING BASIC OBSCIS IS DESCRIBED THROUGH THE INSTALLATION AND APPLICATION EXPERIENCES OF PROGRAMS IN IOWA, KANSAS, SOUTH DAKOTA, AND ALASKA. CURRENT INSTALLATION PLANNING INCLUDES ESTABLISHING A USER GROUP, PERFORMING A COMPARATIVE DATA ANALYSIS, AND DEVELOPING A DATA DICTIONARY. PREINSTALLATION PLANNING IS EMPHASIZED, AS IS THE DISTRIBUTION OF OPERATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS. A CONCLUDING SECTION ASSESSES THE FUTURE OF BASIC OBSCIS. ILLUSTRATIONS ARE PROVIDED. (MRK)
Index Term(s): Alaska; Automation; Computer hardware systems; Computer software; Criminal justice information systems; Iowa; Kansas; Program planning; South Dakota
Note: TECHNICAL REPORT N 26
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