Browse by Subject "Information technology"

  • Woods, Lawrence A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Five years ago it was predicted that microcomputers would take the library world by storm. As a matter of fact, this has not happened. Rather, there has been a steady, but quiet, grassroots movement introducing ...

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  • Segal, Jo An S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    Since Sunday evening we have enjoyed outstanding papers on the competencies required for the use of the new information technologies in librarianship. We have looked at the needs for using technology, the kinds ...

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  • Nikecki, Danuta A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    The classic dichotomy within librarianship roughly divides the profession's functions into two the technical activities of acquiring and organizing recorded information on the one hand and on the other hand the public ...

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  • Griffiths, José-Marie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    One of the paradoxes of the phenomenal growth of the information community is that librarianship, one of the oldest and most respected of information professions, is experiencing great difficulties as a profession at a ...

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  • Mehra, Bharat; Bruce, Bertram C.; Harnisch, Delwyn; Comstock, Sharon (International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, 2002)
    Little is known about the role of educational collaboratories as information systems for management of social (human) and technical (technology-related) factors in interdisciplinary contexts. Within a milieu of interdisciplinary ...

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    Miller, Jerome K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    There appear to be five basic systems employed to protect inventive and literary properties: patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and contracts. Copyrights appear to have the greatest value for protecting ...

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  • Jones, Robert Alun (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    The arrival of powerful information technologies in the traditional humanistic disciplines has done far more than simply add to the tools available for research and instruction. Those who have embraced these technologies ...

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  • Daniel, Evelyn H. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    We have heard an interesting mix of practitioners and educators. My task today is to speak for library/information education in general. I hope you will consider my title, "Education Matters," to reflect both possible ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)

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  • Fosdick, Howard (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Microcomputer it is a word many of us first heard only a couple of years ago. Yet the technology this word represents holds promise of tremendous change. The changes catalyzed by microcomputing and its associated technologies ...

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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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  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    At a library conference in 1940, William M. Randall called technical services the "most typical of the activities of libraries" "they are..." he said, "the things which librarians do that no one else does the secrets ...

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  • Sweeney, Richard (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    This paper addresses two major questions. First, what is the schizophrenia that is afflicting the library profession in general and public librarians in particular? Second, what knowledge and skill competencies must ...

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  • Virgo, Julie Carroll (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    I would like to begin by reviewing what it is about an association that shapes the special role it can play in developing professional competence. To begin with what is perhaps the obvious, a professional association consists ...

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  • Griffin, Hillis L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    As I tried to define the role of the special librarian for these proceedings, I recalled an experience that happened during a recent visit to London. We were walking through the tunnel under Oxford Street to Hyde Park ...

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  • Nielsen, Brian (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    What I will present here consists of a number of seemingly disparate trails of thinking that I have been pursuing for the past four years or so. Charting those trails on a single map, relating technological change in the ...

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  • Wigington, Ronald L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Many have traced the evolution of information transfer from drawings on the walls of caves to inscriptions on stone tablets, to scribes writing on papyrus or other early forms of paper, to "Gutenberg technology." By ...

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  • Gray, Carolyn M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    This clinic program announces that I intend to address the human factors involved in library automation in academic libraries. It is tempting to begin this talk by discussing the impact of technology upon academic library ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1997-11-13)
    As we think about the changes that the next century may bring in educational practices, many of us turn to new information and communication technologies. Typically, we identify one of three major reasons for the focus on ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    The telecommunications industry in the United States is far larger than most people realize. To give some idea of its size, shipments of telecommunications equipment in 1981 totaled about $35 billion, and approximately 15,000 ...

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