Browse 1982: Library Automation as a Source of Management Information by Subject "Libraries --Automation"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Mullin, Wayne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    When Professor Lancaster called to ask if I would be willing to give a paper on management aspects of the Geac Online Circulation System,* I was both elated and apprehensive because the University of Arizona was in ...
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  • Evans, Glyn T.; Beilby, Albert (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    The Office of Library Services in the Central Administration of the State University of New York (SUNY) has, since 1975, been developing a library management information system based on the analysis of library and ...
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  • Shank, Russell (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Calvin Mooers's Law has long been one of my favorites. I often use it as an excuse for irrational behavior in library management. Over twenty years ago, Calvin Mooers commented: "An information retrieval system will tend ...
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  • Caldwell, Jane L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    This year's clinic dealing with the use of information for library management is very exciting. Perhaps the most exciting element is the fact that we are not talking in futuristic terms. The advent of the personal ...
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  • Jacob, Mary Ellen; Kaske, Neal K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    What do the terms management, information and system imply? Management implies control, monitoring and some type of role. Information is more than data, and it is not always knowledge it can lead to knowledge. The term ...
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  • Brownrigg, Edwin B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    In January 1979, the University of California Division of Library Automation (DLA) found itself with the problem of maintaining a timely, ledger. Also at that time, DLA was building a large-scale IBM operating system ...
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  • Heim, Kathleen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    A management information system (MIS) is the process and structure used by an organization to identify, collect, evaluate, transfer, and utilize information in order to fulfill its objectives. It is a system that provides ...
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