Browse by Subject "Library science --Data processing"

  • Axford, H. William; Axford, Lavonne Brady (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    This paper is an analysis of a community college district's attempt to introduce computer technology into the operation of its five libraries. In spite of the fact that the conversion from the Dewey Decimal Classificat ...

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  • 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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  • Metzler, Douglas P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    This paper explores several points regarding the development of the field of artificial intelligence and its potential impact on library science. The discussion is motivated by the nature of future library collections and ...

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  • Weibel, Stuart L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    Many changes in cataloging practice have been and will increasingly be technology driven. Bound lists and drawers of cards defined the form and function of catalogs for as long as they existed until the advent of digital ...

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  • Braithwaite, R.J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    I wondered if my being asked to speak at this conference on "Problems and Failures in Library Automation" was perhaps a 2-sided compliment, as the University of Toronto Library Automation System (UTLAS) is one of the ...

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  • Dowlin, Kenneth E.; Magrath, Lynn L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    The degree of sophistication of an organization's information system is indicated by its placement in the stages of evolution of general information systems. The first stage is the automation of clerical tasks. The second ...

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  • Olsgaard, John N. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Most of the presentations given at this clinic have made two assumptions: that library managers understand the functioning and capabilities of automated systems; and, given that they understand the system, that they will ...

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  • Crane, Herbert P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    Thomas Carlyle remarked that the true university is a collection of books. He could not, of course, have foreseen the range of services libraries provide today films, audio- and videotapes, microfiche, and computerized access ...

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  • Kubitz, William J. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    In order to understand the impact of computer technology in the 1980s one must first understand the force underlying its ever-widening proliferation: electronic integrated circuit technology. Integrated circuit ...

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  • Kennedy, Robert A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Not the least of the benefits of automating libraries and information centers is the enhanced ability to monitor processes and services, to collect, structure, analyze, and report critical or useful data hitherto ...

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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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  • Veneziano, Velma; Aagaard, James S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    The question we will consider in this paper is whether, at the end of a decade of effort to harness computers to the needs of libraries, it is economically feasible and operationally practical for an individual library ...

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  • Price, Douglas S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    To avoid any aura of misrepresentation, let me remind you at the outset that I am not a librarian. My background is in information systems, and when I discuss specifics of cost analysis a bit later, most of the examples ...

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  • Ross, Ryburn M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    This paper has several purposes: (1) to determine the relationship of automation costs of technical services in a large research library to the total library resource allocations; (2) to describe Cornell University ...

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  • Shaw, Ward (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    Basically, the problem of designing an information system for public access is the same as the problem of designing any kind of system, and perhaps can be stated as a question: How do we construct or plan that interaction ...

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  • Borgman, Christine L.; Kaske, Neal K. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    In assessing equipment needs for the conversion loan on-line catalog, the Dallas Public Library initiated a study of current catalog use, with plans to incorporate the findings from the investigation into its design ...

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  • Thorson, A. Robert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    The title of this presentation is listed in the official program as "The Economics of Automated Circulation." A more accurate title might be "The Economics of Automated Circulation the OSU Experience."Theadded subtitle ...

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  • Freedman, Maurice J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    In the Proceedings of the 1966 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing appeared the article "Computer Applications to Book Catalogs and Library Systems." In that article, Donald Stromberg writes, "Advancements ...

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  • Gorman, Michael (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    The title of this paper is as daunting to the person who must deliver it as it probably is to those who must listen to it. The topic of catalog conversion is a scattered one; it is something that has been carried out in ...

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  • Malincanico, S. Michael (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    Information not transferred to some sentient recipient is of no particular value, at least of no direct concern to us in this clinic. A library is in simplest terms merely a warehouse for information, albeit information ...

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