Browse by Subject "Libraries --Automation"

  • Kennedy, Robert A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    An on-line, real-time computer circulation system has been in use by the Technical Information Libraries of the Bell Telephone Laboratories since March 1968. In its initial configuration the BELLREL (Bell Laboratories Real-Time ...

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  • Dowlin, Kenneth E.; Magrath, Lynn L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    The degree of sophistication of an organization's information system is indicated by its placement in the stages of evolution of general information systems. The first stage is the automation of clerical tasks. The second ...

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  • Evans, Glyn T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    In the years which have elapsed since librarians began to use the computer to attack some of the problems they face, massive technological change has altered computer design and performance. Technical development ...

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  • Taine, Seymour I. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    There were, however, some organizations including a handful of libraries, that were already deeply involved, if not with electronic data processing, with the growing information handling problem. Among these pioneers was ...

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  • McCormick, Edward Mack (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    This bibliography contains 155 English- language items of literature on the mechanization of library processes. These processes include acquisitions, circulation control, handling of serials, selection of document copies, ...

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  • Coward, R.E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1970)
    This paper is an analysis of the British achievements over the last two years, an appraisal of the philosophy behind the British MARC Project and an examination of the suitability of MARC as a basis for future progress.

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  • Henderson, John D. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    The decision to issue our catalog in book form was made after a study of mechanization indicated that this format could best meet the needs of the field staff and the public served by the County Library system. It was ...

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  • Brody, Arthur (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    The primary objective of Bro-Dart Industries is to serve libraries. As a result of committing the management and creative and financial resources to this objective, Bro-Dart has become the one company directly involved ...

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  • Olsgaard, John N. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Most of the presentations given at this clinic have made two assumptions: that library managers understand the functioning and capabilities of automated systems; and, given that they understand the system, that they will ...

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  • Crane, Herbert P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    Thomas Carlyle remarked that the true university is a collection of books. He could not, of course, have foreseen the range of services libraries provide today films, audio- and videotapes, microfiche, and computerized access ...

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  • Cole, Fred C., Jr. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1970)
    In 1966 Autocomp was founded as an information systems and computer software company to work principally in the text data input, manipulation, full-text retrieval, and photocomposition areas. Autocomp developed an ...

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  • Stromberg, Donald H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1966)
    Librarians must look to the future information needs of a country expanding in population, technology and educational requirements. The "information explosion" is placing an additional strain on existing methods of ...

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  • Perreault, George R. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    "The index to the Abraham Lincoln Papers is a direct result of Public Law 84-147, dated August 16, 1957, the object of which is to inspire informed patriotism, to provide greater security for the original manuscripts, and ...

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  • Haas, Warren J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1964)
    The woods are full of those who have harnessed machines the professional literature of the past few years reports many breakthroughs of far-reaching importance and is filled with one success story after another in such ...

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  • Kubitz, William J. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    In order to understand the impact of computer technology in the 1980s one must first understand the force underlying its ever-widening proliferation: electronic integrated circuit technology. Integrated circuit ...

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  • Thomson, James W.; Muller, Robert H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1968)
    In 1963, Connie Dunlap, then Head of the Acquisition Department of the University of Michigan Library, began thinking about pursuing an alternative approach to the existing manual book-ordering system. This interest ...

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  • Kennedy, Robert A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Not the least of the benefits of automating libraries and information centers is the enhanced ability to monitor processes and services, to collect, structure, analyze, and report critical or useful data hitherto ...

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  • Wilkinson, W.A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1964)
    Data processing techniques have been applied at Monsanto' s Information Center for several reasons: (1) To lower operating costs, (2) To meet future growth requirements with minimum staff and budget, (3) To provide ...

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  • Zuckerman, Ronald A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Fashions in library catalogs change with current academicadministrative climate, technological advances, and the socioeconomic well-being of a society. Book catalogs were supreme in the rarefied quill pen era. The ...

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  • Corey, James F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    This paper, together with the preceding paper by Divilbiss, is intended to provide a background for the characteristics of minicomputers and the ways in which they can be configured to tackle library problems. As ...

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