Browse by Subject "Library science --Data processing"

  • McKean, Joan Maier (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    In the search to find new services to offer, new roles to fill, new functions to perform, and new needs to address, libraries are also sensitive to the value-added opportunities. What initiatives are taken must be done ...
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  • Warner, Amy J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    A general introduction to natural language processing is provided, including a definition and an overview of how natural language processing systems work. Representative systems from both the research and applied sectors ...
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  • Penniman, W. David; Turtle, Howard; Hickey, Thomas B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    This paper presents a framework for looking at different kinds of input/ output devices, and provides some general characteristics regarding input/ output devices currently on the market. This paper will cover personal-use ...
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  • Brownrigg, Edwin B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    In January 1979, the University of California Division of Library Automation (DLA) found itself with the problem of maintaining a timely, ledger. Also at that time, DLA was building a large-scale IBM operating system ...
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  • Heim, Kathleen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    A management information system (MIS) is the process and structure used by an organization to identify, collect, evaluate, transfer, and utilize information in order to fulfill its objectives. It is a system that provides ...
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  • Brownrigg, Edwin B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    The advent of online catalogs in libraries has resulted in a problem that could not have been foreseen when most library buildings were built the need for wiring to transmit data between terminals and the online ...
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  • West, Martha W.; Butler, Brett (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    When first approached as a possible speaker on the subject of performance benefit measures for library automation, my immediate reaction was that there are no such measures. Considerable cogitation, consultation, and ...
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  • Levy, Leonard G. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    Combustion Engineering (C-E) has a need for its capabilities to unite a widely decentralized and highly diverse management organization. And it has a desire to provide its management with the best tools possible for their ...
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  • Kountz, John C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    There is no single or best approach to portray the idiosyncrasies, real and imaginary, involved in contracting in most organizations. However, all this is simplified when the scope of discussion is narrowed to ...
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  • Dasgupta, Kalpana (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    The major activites of the different categories of Indian libraries are mainly routine work, such as acquisition, circulation, management, processing, reference and bibliographic service, periodical holdings, ...
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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    I will not pretend that the sentiments expressed here are anything other than personal views arising from my teaching certain courses in the Graduate School of Library Science at the University of Illinois. It would be ...
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  • Beckman, Margaret (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    The central library building on the Guelph campus, the McLaughlin Library, which opened in 1968, now houses 1 .5 million volumes in 270,000 square feet. One of the design criteria for the building was automated circulation ...
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  • Brodman, Estelle (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    I know of at least three other contributing reasons which might explain the dearth of reports telling of the demise or required reconstruction of library automation systems. These are: (1) the emotion of the newly-converted, ...
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  • Parrott, James R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    A reference expert system may be considered to be a system with a knowledge base covering various aspects of the reference process in a library setting. Knowledge bases generally consist of several components (such as ...
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  • Lancaster, F.W.; Drasgow, Laura S.; Marks, Ellen B. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    In 1978 the Library Research Center of the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science was awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation to investigate the impact of a paperless society on the ...
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  • Perry, Rodney B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    Data communications for library automation systems have emerged rapidly as a major consideration for library systems personnel, automation planners and library managers. The consequences of wrong choices in data communications ...
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  • Kunkel, Douglas F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    WARNING: Building a network may be hazardous to your health. Depending on network philosophy and guidelines, networking may demand unparalleled cooperation and communication among libraries. If cooperation within a ...
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  • Hooper, Robert S.; Henderson, Susanne (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) have consolidated resources to build a "paperless" information system called SAFE (Support for the Analysts' File Environment). The system ...
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  • Hewett, Thomas T.; Meadow, Charles T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    This paper reports on an attempt to measure the performance of users of interactive information retrieval systems. The subjects studied were end users of the information who were doing their own interactive searches. The ...
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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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