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Building Electronic Bridges between Scholars and Information: New Roles for Librarians

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Title: Building Electronic Bridges between Scholars and Information: New Roles for Librarians
Author(s): Gray, Carolyn M.
Subject(s): Libraries --United States --Data processing Information storage and retrieval systems
Abstract: Through a description of information science, communications, and knowledge utilization information models, this paper provides an introduction to the conceptual framework for the use of information in knowledge work activities and outlines one approach to studying knowledge work. The Gesher Project a design effort undertaken by Brandeis librarians and Digital Equipment Corporation software engineers is presented, with details of a group study of the Brandeis Radio Astronomy Group (BRAG). A prototype information management system developed by Digital Equipment Corporation researchers is also described.
Issue Date: 1992
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In L.C. Smith and P.W. Dalrymple, eds. 1992. Designing information : new roles for librarians. Papers presented at the 1992 Clinic for Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library and Information Science: 19-33.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (29th : 1992)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0-87845-088-2
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. 1992.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-07-11

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