Browse by Subject "Library catalogs and users"

  • Drescher, Judith A.; Syed, Christopher; Shaw, Barbara; Bentley, Stella (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    Editor's note: The following is an edited transcript of a panel discussion on staff involvement in library automation. The panelists are: Judith A. Drescher now director of the Memphis and Shelby County Public Library ...

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  • Myers, Margaret (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    The clinic's theme, "Human Aspects of Library Automation," implies that personnel considerations will be addressed throughout the conference. Other speakers have addressed and will be discussing certain personnel aspects ...

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  • Lipetz, Ben-Ami (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    Among people who are concerned with the management of libraries, it is now almost universally accepted that the traditional manual card catalog must sooner or later be replaced by an on-line computerized catalog of some ...

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  • Chapman, Ann (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007)
    This article considers resource discovery from the viewpoint of visually impaired people. Starting with the tasks of find, identify, select, and obtain, it examines how catalogs can be enhanced to assist visually impaired ...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Borgman, Christine L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    If a system is transparent to the user, it means that the user is looking through the system to the task being accomplished and not focusing on the system itself. A transparent system is one that supports and simplifies a ...

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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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