Browse by Subject "Libraries --Automation"

  • Golden, Gary A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Automation in libraries has been on a rapidly moving roller coaster over the past decade. At first the major concerns were whether to automate with the few existing vendor systems. Many libraries designed their own systems ...

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    This paper is based on the tape of an unscripted talk given by M. M. Kessler (Associate Director of Libraries, and Director of the Technical Information Project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It represents ...

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  • Gorman, Michael (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The context in which this paper is set is that of the research library. The automation of technical processes in those libraries is already underway, is increasing and should be encouraged. I shall not here address the ...

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  • Fenly, Charles (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    The rudiments of a strategy for assessing the appropriateness of using an expert system in a given domain are presented. The assessment process involves comparing the characteristics of the domain with various suitability ...

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  • Schultheiss, Louis A.; Heiliger, Edward M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    Automation of libraries must come about through close cooperation between librarians and "machine people." Each must understand something of the other's specialty. For a starter, a good common language is provided by ...

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  • Nielsen, Brian (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    What I will present here consists of a number of seemingly disparate trails of thinking that I have been pursuing for the past four years or so. Charting those trails on a single map, relating technological change in the ...

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  • Wigington, Ronald L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Many have traced the evolution of information transfer from drawings on the walls of caves to inscriptions on stone tablets, to scribes writing on papyrus or other early forms of paper, to "Gutenberg technology." By ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    The telecommunications industry in the United States is far larger than most people realize. To give some idea of its size, shipments of telecommunications equipment in 1981 totaled about $35 billion, and approximately 15,000 ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    For twenty years this series of Clinics has explored nearly every aspect of library automation. Telecommunications has often been mentioned at these Clinics because automation projects of any scope nearly always involve ...

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  • Boss, Richard W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    The term telecommunications encompasses the electronic transmission of voice, data and video information from one, location to another, and includes all physical equipment, software and procedures used in transmitting and ...

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  • Flavin, Michael A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    Many activities are underway to apply technology to the office to achieve improved productivity. This paper discusses advances in telecommunications technology and how they can be applied to the office environment. Trends ...

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  • Fine, Sara (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    In 1978, the first of a series of national research studies was undertaken at the University of Pittsburgh on a phenomenon that was beginning to attract attention in librarianship resistance to technological innovation. 1 ...

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  • Salton, Gerald (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The combination of large memory capacities, intelligent front-end devices for user/system interaction, and distributive computing methodologies have changed the outlook for the mechanization of library processes. Accordingly, ...

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  • Adkinson, Burton W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    "Enough has probably been written on the principles of the punched card method and its application to library routines." This statement may seem a peculiar one with which to introduce my paper, but its particular interest ...

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  • Cylke, Frank Kurt (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    This paper has two specific purposes: (1) to relate what has been accomplished by the U.S. National Libraries Task Force on Cooperative Activities since its establishment in 1967 and (2) to identify areas which we ...

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  • Forget, Guy (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1968)
    Because there has been particular interest in a report on the documentary work done in the Centre de Documentation at Laval University, and especially in its use of the Miracode machine, I will give a general account ...

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  • Payne, Charles T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    This paper describes the computerized library data system designed and built at the University of Chicago. The project is supported by grants from the Council on Library Resources and the National Endowment for the ...

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  • Corey, James F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    The automated circulation system discussed in this paper was in existence in the spring of 1978 when the fifteenth annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing was held. The system was not a failure in the ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    This paper considers the clinic theme, "What Is User Friendly?" from a scientific and technical perspective. As Burch has observed in the introduction to a bibliography on computer ergonomics and user friendly design, the ...

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  • Fayan, Emily Gallup (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Online library systems are a classic example of complex systems of programs designed for use by others. Library systems are made up of many intricate programs with complex relations among them. The library database consists ...

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