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Many federal government libraries, including the National Li­ brary of Canada, use DOBIS as an automated cataloguing system. The Department of Finance and Treasury Board of Canada Library has used this online system for about three years not only for cata­ loguing, but for listing material on order, for doing inter-library loans, and for producing its acquisition list. Some users of the library have learned to access the system through the public termi­ nals. The library maintains another automated system which pro­ duces routing slips for periodical material and also a number of lists. The library staff do a fair amount of online searching of public data­ bases.