Browse by Subject "Database searching"

  • Rothenberg, Dianne; Spencer, Mima (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    The dramatic increase in the amount and kinds of information available online in full-text databases has implications for all users of online information systems. The increase in the number of full-text databases is ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper is somewhat different from those presented earlier. The others have dealt with experiences in the provision of information services through the use of machine-readable data bases. By and large, they ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)

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  • Qin, Jian; Norton, Melanie J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999)

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  • Schmidmaier, Dagmar (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper aims to present an overview of the use of machine-readable data bases in Australia. (A summary of some commerically available services is given in the Appendix.) I will discuss the Australian scene in the ...

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  • Williams, Martha E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    Traditionally, libraries have been the source of stored information the collective memory of a community or a civilization. In recent years, with the proliferation of publications and governmental involvement in ...

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  • Lyon, Becky J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The concept of the library has broadened a great deal over the past several years. Since the time of cuneiform tablets in Sumerian civilization, libraries have been concerned with storing and accessing recorded ...

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  • Wax, David M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    As activity related to the provision of information has increased and become more complex in recent decades, the role of the intermediary between the information producer and the information user has similarly become ...

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  • Waltz, David L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    In his excellent book, Libraries of the Future, 1 J.C.R. Licklider paints an elaborate picture of what libraries may become by the year 2000. He sees libraries as being accessible through and augmented by ...

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  • Clark, Barton M.; Bingham, Karen Havill (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    It has been said more than once that students will do online searching as long as it does not cost more than a pizza. That premise is probably true. Several years ago when the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) ...

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  • Bachelder, Sally (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The New York Times Information Bank, developed by the New York Times, is a computerized, interactive information storage and retrieval system designed to provide easy and efficient access to more than sixty different ...

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  • Clark, Sharon (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In 1980, the Illinois State Library sponsored a project to mount the software of the Western Library Network (WLN) to demonstrate how that software might be used as the basis of a statewide automated system for Illinois. ...

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  • Diodato, Virgil P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    How does the staff of an academic library plan the introduction of online searching for ready reference services? A purpose of this article is to answer that question by describing the planning issues that appear in the ...

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  • Anderson, Charles R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Online computer databases can serve as excellent and cost effective resources for ready reference in public libraries. In the following discussion some philosophical and cost factors as well as staffing patterns ...

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  • Harter, Stephen P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    The broad subject of this article is how online searching (as a special form of information retrieval) can usefully be viewed as a problem-solving process. This is not an especially new idea. Several writers have taken ...

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  • Noreault, Terry (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Recent technological developments are having a major effect on the delivery of reference services. The most recent of these, optical storage technology (specifically CD-ROM), has been touted as the most important development ...

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  • Summit, Roger K. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    A decade ago, on-line access to large bibliographic data bases was restricted to large governmental organizations that had the financial assets needed to prepare large data bases and to access them in an efficient ...

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  • Baker, Betsy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In this discussion, a framework will be presented for the integration of the network databases into the reference setting. In addition, while particular events associated with the networks will be highlighted, the ...

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  • Woodard, Beth S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In light of the viewpoint that the online catalog is not simply a card catalog on wheels, but a significantly different tool utilizing alternative approaches to providing the patron with not only the traditional card catalog ...

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  • Meadow, Charles T. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    We seem to have finally reached the point of almost general acceptance of the concept that computer software should be designed for ease of human use. There remain questions, however, of whose ease and of what is meant by ...

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