Browse by Subject "Database searching"

  • Creth, Sheila (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Automation is not new to libraries, but the scope and magnitude of the use of technology, and the pace at which technology is developing and affecting collections, communications, and services is overwhelming. As a ...

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  • Dowlin, Kenneth E.; Fuller, Elizabeth (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    How do you change a nice, traditional library into a community information center? The literature is full of bright ideas, but a mere facelift will not do it. We must change our image, provide rapid information services, ...

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  • Hawkins, Donald T.; Stevens, B.A.; Pierce, A.R. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper describes some of the experiences we have had with com- puter-aided information retrieval during the past years in the Bell Telephone Laboratories library network. In order to put the environment in which ...

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  • Mischo, William H.; DeSart, Melvin G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Libraries are presently investigating three methods of providing enhanced online access to periodical information. These are: ( 1 ) mounting commercially produced bibliographic databases in local online systems, often ...

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  • Tinanoff, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996)
    This paper examines the impact of CD-ROM databases on end-user searching in libraries. It reviews several studies dealing with end-user response to CD-ROM database products and compares them with results of interviews with ...

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  • Hildreth, Charles R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    A close look at developments and opportunities as they existed in late 1985 led to the belief that we were at the threshold of a creative convergence of two separate movements. The advances in understanding the problems and ...

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  • Roth, Dana L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Future plans of the California Institute of Technology Libraries (Brudwig, 1984) include an online analytic catalog of books, serials, journals, and technical reports. In an attempt to avoid the observation of Mandel ...

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  • Rothenberg, Dianne; Spencer, Mima (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    The dramatic increase in the amount and kinds of information available online in full-text databases has implications for all users of online information systems. The increase in the number of full-text databases is ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper is somewhat different from those presented earlier. The others have dealt with experiences in the provision of information services through the use of machine-readable data bases. By and large, they ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)

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  • Qin, Jian; Norton, Melanie J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999)

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  • Schmidmaier, Dagmar (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper aims to present an overview of the use of machine-readable data bases in Australia. (A summary of some commerically available services is given in the Appendix.) I will discuss the Australian scene in the ...

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  • Williams, Martha E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    Traditionally, libraries have been the source of stored information the collective memory of a community or a civilization. In recent years, with the proliferation of publications and governmental involvement in ...

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  • Lyon, Becky J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The concept of the library has broadened a great deal over the past several years. Since the time of cuneiform tablets in Sumerian civilization, libraries have been concerned with storing and accessing recorded ...

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  • Wax, David M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    As activity related to the provision of information has increased and become more complex in recent decades, the role of the intermediary between the information producer and the information user has similarly become ...

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  • Waltz, David L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    In his excellent book, Libraries of the Future, 1 J.C.R. Licklider paints an elaborate picture of what libraries may become by the year 2000. He sees libraries as being accessible through and augmented by ...

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  • Clark, Barton M.; Bingham, Karen Havill (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    It has been said more than once that students will do online searching as long as it does not cost more than a pizza. That premise is probably true. Several years ago when the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) ...

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  • Bachelder, Sally (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The New York Times Information Bank, developed by the New York Times, is a computerized, interactive information storage and retrieval system designed to provide easy and efficient access to more than sixty different ...

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  • Clark, Sharon (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In 1980, the Illinois State Library sponsored a project to mount the software of the Western Library Network (WLN) to demonstrate how that software might be used as the basis of a statewide automated system for Illinois. ...

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  • Diodato, Virgil P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    How does the staff of an academic library plan the introduction of online searching for ready reference services? A purpose of this article is to answer that question by describing the planning issues that appear in the ...

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