1992: Designing information : new roles for librarians

 

29th Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (1992). Edited by Linda C. Smith and Prudence W. Dalrymple.

The twenty-ninth annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing was held April 5-7, 1992, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The clinic theme, "Designing Information: New Roles for Librarians," reflects the availability of increasingly sophisticated hardware and software that provide librarians with new tools for designing information. Tools include software for electronic publishing, database development, and interface design, as well as hardware and software for hypermedia/multimedia. These developments present an opportunity for librarians in all types of libraries to assume new roles and to collaborate with others to produce new products and services.

The complete text of the proceedings is available here as well as the individual papers. The papers included here are:

The Proceedings of the Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing have been digitized through the Open Content Alliance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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  • Small, Ruth V. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992)
    Information professionals are increasingly asked to assist instructional designers or to be designers of computer-mediated information systems including the online instruction that facilitates their independent, skillful ...

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  • Tiefel, Virginia M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992)
    The Ohio State University Library has developed The Gateway to Information, which is a computer-assisted program for undergraduate students. The program guides students in identifying, locating, evaluating, and selecting ...

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  • Sievers, Arlene Moore (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992)
    Free-Net Cleveland is a completely free, open-access community computer system operated and coordinated by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Through Free-Net, users can access a wide range of electronic ...

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  • Scott, Peter (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992)
    Hypertext is an alternative to traditional linear text and has been used successfully to create useful indexes on various types of computers. HyperRez, from MaxThink, is discussed in detail, as is the creation of the ...

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  • Rader, Joe C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992)
    In 1990, the Libraries of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, successfully developed a seven-unit program of computer-based training (CBT) for library staff under a Department of Education grant. The program's ...

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