Browse by Subject "User interfaces (Computer systems)"

  • Siegel, Martin A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    This paper will examine the design of computer/human interfaces from the perspective of two older design professions: architecture and instructional design. Insights can be drawn from these design worlds, lessons learned ...

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  • Johnson, Ralph E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    A computer system's user interface has a big impact on its acceptability and usefulness. There has been a lot of attention given to making software more user-friendly, but this has often generated more heat than light. ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    The title of this paper is a reminder that, although the name of the Clinic has remained the same for the past 25 years, the goals and means for the application of automation to public services have evolved. Although ...

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  • Henderson, William T.; Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    In this presentation, the proceedings of the twenty-four preceding Clinics on Library Applications of Data Processing will be summarized to give a flavor of the issues and themes relating to technical services functions which ...

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  • Weissman, Jessica R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    When computers were new, nobody had fun with them except, possibly, the people who created them. The computers themselves were locked away in special rooms and not everybody had access to them. Users, even the most ...

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  • Rubin, Richard E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    The topic for this presentation is the Management of Library Automation as viewed through the twenty-five years of data processing clinic proceedings. In a way, it is a disconcerting topic, because it generates ambivalence: ...

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  • Crawford, Walt (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    Online catalogs have been in existence for several years now, but they are still in their infancy as compared to other aspects of library automation and librarianship. Today's best online catalogs are more powerful, ...

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  • Woodsmall, Rose Marie; Siegel, Elliot (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    This paper discusses the design, development, and evaluation of GRATEFUL MED, the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) front end software for microcomputers that was developed to assist physicians and other health ...

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  • Edmonds, M. Leslie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    For most librarians and information scientists, the ability of children to access library material or, indeed, information in general is an abstraction. It is seen as an issue of intellectual freedom, something "they" should ...

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  • Penniman, W. David (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    Lord Kelvin once said, "When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory ...

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  • Regazzi, John J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    The delivery of electronic information to libraries is increasing significantly in both volume and forms of delivery. These forms of delivery now include online searching, local access systems, and CD-ROM, to name only ...

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