Browse 1980: Public Access to Library Automation by Title

  • Fox, Mark S.; Palay, Andrew J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how a radically different approach to the storage and retrieval of information can result in: (1) a reduction in the need for user sophistication in the use of information systems, ...

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  • Vanderheiden, Gregg (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    In this paper, each of the three areas of handicap visual, physical and cognitive will be explored, along with the different approaches which have been used to provide access to textual information. Some of the approaches ...

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  • Beckman, Margaret (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    The central library building on the Guelph campus, the McLaughlin Library, which opened in 1968, now houses 1 .5 million volumes in 270,000 square feet. One of the design criteria for the building was automated circulation ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980)
    Of the various trends in library automation today, public access is clearly one of the most difficult, complex, and potentially rewarding areas of development. The motivation may be economic or it may be the desire ...

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  • Levy, Allan H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    Understanding why people don't like something is like understanding why the dog didn't bark in the night. One is often looking for objections unspoken, fears unexpressed and concerns concealed. It is the purpose of this ...

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  • Hewett, Thomas T.; Meadow, Charles T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    This paper reports on an attempt to measure the performance of users of interactive information retrieval systems. The subjects studied were end users of the information who were doing their own interactive searches. The ...

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