Browse 1987: Questions and Answers: Strategies for Using the Electronic Reference Collection by Series/Report "Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (24th : 1987)"

  • Creth, Sheila (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Automation is not new to libraries, but the scope and magnitude of the use of technology, and the pace at which technology is developing and affecting collections, communications, and services is overwhelming. As a ...

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  • Mischo, William H.; DeSart, Melvin G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Libraries are presently investigating three methods of providing enhanced online access to periodical information. These are: ( 1 ) mounting commercially produced bibliographic databases in local online systems, often ...

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  • Hildreth, Charles R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    A close look at developments and opportunities as they existed in late 1985 led to the belief that we were at the threshold of a creative convergence of two separate movements. The advances in understanding the problems and ...

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  • Roth, Dana L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Future plans of the California Institute of Technology Libraries (Brudwig, 1984) include an online analytic catalog of books, serials, journals, and technical reports. In an attempt to avoid the observation of Mandel ...

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  • Rothenberg, Dianne; Spencer, Mima (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    The dramatic increase in the amount and kinds of information available online in full-text databases has implications for all users of online information systems. The increase in the number of full-text databases is ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)

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  • Clark, Barton M.; Bingham, Karen Havill (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    It has been said more than once that students will do online searching as long as it does not cost more than a pizza. That premise is probably true. Several years ago when the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) ...

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  • Clark, Sharon (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In 1980, the Illinois State Library sponsored a project to mount the software of the Western Library Network (WLN) to demonstrate how that software might be used as the basis of a statewide automated system for Illinois. ...

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  • Diodato, Virgil P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    How does the staff of an academic library plan the introduction of online searching for ready reference services? A purpose of this article is to answer that question by describing the planning issues that appear in the ...

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  • Anderson, Charles R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Online computer databases can serve as excellent and cost effective resources for ready reference in public libraries. In the following discussion some philosophical and cost factors as well as staffing patterns ...

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  • Harter, Stephen P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    The broad subject of this article is how online searching (as a special form of information retrieval) can usefully be viewed as a problem-solving process. This is not an especially new idea. Several writers have taken ...

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  • Noreault, Terry (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Recent technological developments are having a major effect on the delivery of reference services. The most recent of these, optical storage technology (specifically CD-ROM), has been touted as the most important development ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987)
    The twenty-fourth annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing was held April 5-7, 1987, at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. The clinic theme, "Questions and Answers: Strategies for Using the ...

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  • Baker, Betsy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In this discussion, a framework will be presented for the integration of the network databases into the reference setting. In addition, while particular events associated with the networks will be highlighted, the ...

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  • Woodard, Beth S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In light of the viewpoint that the online catalog is not simply a card catalog on wheels, but a significantly different tool utilizing alternative approaches to providing the patron with not only the traditional card catalog ...

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  • Meadow, Charles T. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    We seem to have finally reached the point of almost general acceptance of the concept that computer software should be designed for ease of human use. There remain questions, however, of whose ease and of what is meant by ...

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  • Watson, Paula D. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In spring 1985, the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign received a grant of more than $83,000 in Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) funds through the Illinois State Library to create and ...

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