Browse by Subject "Library science --Technological innovations"

  • Oliver, Dennis (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    In the beginning, libraries were not leaders in the use of new technology. Upon graduation from library school twelve years ago, a new professional had the experience of not being able to find a job because his combination of ...
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  • Conrad, Deborah K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    This paper is a description of the Lincoln Trail Libraries System (LTLS) Data Communications Network which was developed without the support of our computer system vendor by nontechnically oriented librarians. In order ...
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  • Ford, Joseph (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    Telecommunications may well be the key technical and economic issue of the 1980s for libraries. No other resource at our disposal challenges us so much to make good decisions, and no other issue will reward our efforts ...
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  • Kountz, John C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    It exudes a state of euphoric glee i.e., our system at work! The most recent episode of this situation comedy (called "free enterprise") was entitled: "It works, it's reliable and cheap so let's dump it!" Thus, it can ...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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