Browse by Subject "Library information networks --United States"

  • Runkle, Martin (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    This paper discusses, from the viewpoint of a library administrator, the economic and funding problems raised by the involvement of academic libraries in networks. With increased access to electronic information provided ...
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  • Martin, Susan K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    Various aspects of the National Research and Education Network (NREN) are discussed. Legislation currently under consideration is characterized by a focus on the research community to the exclusion of other potential ...
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  • Grant, Carl R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    Data Research, a library automation firm, is also a database provider and the implementors and administrators of a nationwide library network called DRANET. Mounted on this network are the Library of Congress machine-readable ...
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  • Sutton, J. Brett (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
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  • Rush, James E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    If libraries are to grow in the coming years, they must redefine the services offered, the clientele served, and the mechanisms for financing operations. Through existing regional telecommunication networks and the ...
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  • Sutton, J. Brett (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    This bibliography is intended to suggest background reading on the origins and emerging uses of electronic networks by libraries and higher education. It is not the purpose of this list to provide an exhaustive or ...
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  • Peters, Paul Evan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    The aim of this paper is to generate discussion about and reflection on what is meant by networked information resources and services and to provide a practical appreciation for what currently constitutes these relatively ...
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  • Lynch, Clifford A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    Progress in telecommunications and information technology has extended computer communication networks and increased network speed. With the resulting increase in networked information, questions arise as to who will ...
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  • Jacob, M.E.L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    This panel consisted of four speakers who are involved with a number of different network applications: Steve Cisler of Apple Computer, Clifford A. Lynch of the University of California at Oakland, Ward Shaw of the ...
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  • Gros Louis, Kenneth R. R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    Library networking has created a number of administrative and policy issues. Questions of governance, budgeting, cooperation, and reporting lines must be addressed. In some cases, these issues must be addressed by ...
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  • Shaughnessy, Thomas W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    The development of the virtual electronic library and the resulting shift in emphasis from ownership to access raise questions about the responsibility for local collection development. However, access depends on ...
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  • Studer, William J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    The development of electronic networks is seen by some as a way to lower the high costs associated with collecting, maintaining, and storing traditional print-based library material. In reality, at least for the near future, ...
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  • Catlett, Charles E.; Terstriep, Jeffrey A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    The Internet has supported information archives for some time. These archives have traditionally allowed users to retrieve text and image data as well as software to their own computers for examination. As the Internet ...
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