Browse 1981: New Information Technologies - New Opportunities by Title

  • 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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  • 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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  • Schipma, Peter B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Videodiscs are a storage device for information, similar to scrolls, books, motion pictures, or phonograph records. The medium itself is not unlike the phonograph record, and videodiscs can be mass-produced by a stamping ...

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  • Veith, Richard H. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Videotex and teletext are terms that are becoming harder and harder to define, and it is usually necessary to begin by explaining what the terms originally meant. Videotex has been used to refer to computerized ...

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  • Hoyt, David R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Since this is a clinic on library applications of data processing, we ought to be able to answer a few very basic questions before proceeding with the topic of word processer applications at the U.S. Department of ...

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