Browse by Subject "Library catalogs and users"

  • Shaw, Ward (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    This paper is part 1 of a presentation titled "Aristotle Meets Plato in the Library Catalog." In it, I hope to set forth some aspects of the theoretical context, or point of view, from which we at the Colorado Alliance ...

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  • Dowlin, Kenneth E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    I will discuss the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (CARL) system implementation as the basic housekeeping system at the Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) on MAGGIE III and how PPLD has used the capabilities of ...

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  • Burke, Jane (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    In this paper I will move through the various stages of automating, bringing in aspects of human relationships that seem appropriate. My remarks are intended for librarians who are well past the beginning and are in the ...

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  • Arends, Mark (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    Computerized catalogs are becoming a standard feature in libraries today. The question of how extensively computers will, should, or can economically be used will not be answered for a long time, however. Currently online ...

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  • Carrison, Dale K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    The term user friendly has become a buzzword. Everyone would probably agree that online library systems should be approachable. However, despite efforts to make system use easier, many first-time users still feel ...

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  • Dainoff, Marvin J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    I am by no means an expert on library systems. My primary connection with such systems is that of the typical university professor i.e., I am a patron. However, I do know something about office automation. In particular I ...

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  • Pratter, Jonathan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    The English word private comes from the Latin privatus meaning "withdrawn from public life, deprived of office, peculiar to oneself, or private," and which is itself the past participle otprivare, meaning "to bereave or ...

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  • Gorman, Michael (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Keynote speech at the 1986 What is user friendly? : Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing. The focus of the talk is the idea of using microcomputers as the central component of a third way of achieving ...

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  • Gilliland, Anne J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    I want to begin by reading two letters to you which were published in the 1 April 1985 issue of Time magazine under the heading LIBRARY BYTES. The first letter, from Kenneth N. Sharpe of Peachtree City, Georgia, asked a ...

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  • Roman, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    Editor's Note: At the time she delivered this paper, Susan Roman was Head, Youth Services, Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, Illinois. Her examples are from that public library. "Whether we like it or not, the child ...

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  • Edmonds, Leslie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    My topic is service to other special populations and online catalogs and library automation. The special populations to be examined are the handicapped, the elderly, and the non-English speaking. It should be pointed out ...

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  • Drescher, Judith A.; Syed, Christopher; Shaw, Barbara; Bentley, Stella (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    Editor's note: The following is an edited transcript of a panel discussion on staff involvement in library automation. The panelists are: Judith A. Drescher now director of the Memphis and Shelby County Public Library ...

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  • Myers, Margaret (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    The clinic's theme, "Human Aspects of Library Automation," implies that personnel considerations will be addressed throughout the conference. Other speakers have addressed and will be discussing certain personnel aspects ...

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  • Lipetz, Ben-Ami (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    Among people who are concerned with the management of libraries, it is now almost universally accepted that the traditional manual card catalog must sooner or later be replaced by an on-line computerized catalog of some ...

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  • Chapman, Ann (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007)
    This article considers resource discovery from the viewpoint of visually impaired people. Starting with the tasks of find, identify, select, and obtain, it examines how catalogs can be enhanced to assist visually impaired ...

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  • Golden, Gary A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Automation in libraries has been on a rapidly moving roller coaster over the past decade. At first the major concerns were whether to automate with the few existing vendor systems. Many libraries designed their own systems ...

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  • Fine, Sara (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    In 1978, the first of a series of national research studies was undertaken at the University of Pittsburgh on a phenomenon that was beginning to attract attention in librarianship resistance to technological innovation. 1 ...

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  • Borgman, Christine L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    If a system is transparent to the user, it means that the user is looking through the system to the task being accomplished and not focusing on the system itself. A transparent system is one that supports and simplifies a ...

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  • Fayan, Emily Gallup (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Online library systems are a classic example of complex systems of programs designed for use by others. Library systems are made up of many intricate programs with complex relations among them. The library database consists ...

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