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Title:Modeling Library Communications Traffic
Author(s):Kountz, John C.
Subject(s):Libraries --Communication systems
Telecommunication in libraries
Library science --Technological innovations
Library science --Data processing
Libraries --Automation
Abstract:It exudes a state of euphoric glee i.e., our system at work! The most recent episode of this situation comedy (called "free enterprise") was entitled: "It works, it's reliable and cheap so let's dump it!" Thus, it can be argued that the world's only working reliable economical telecommunications system was scrapped to satisfy the desires of a handful of entrepreneurs. Basically, individuals who had discovered that a string of radio transmitter/receiver combinations, once installed, could make money because such devices require very little attention if done right and would nearly run forever just add electricity!
Issue Date:1984
Publisher:Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info:In J.L. Divilbiss, ed. 1984. Telecommunications : making sense of new technology and new legislation. Papers presented at the 1984 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library and Information Science: 24-42.
Series/Report:Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (21st : 1984)
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. 1984.
Date Available in IDEALS:2007-07-10

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