Browse School of Information Sciences by Title

  • Gregory, Clay E. (2013-08-22)
    Modern medicine has made significant advancements in the treatment of acute diseases, disorders, and injury. However, the acute care system rising from the twentieth century medical industry is far less adept in tracking ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (University of Notre Dame, 1976)
    In computer question answering and problem solving programs many of the questions of modal and tense logics appear as practical design problems. One problem of particular interest appears when we allow events to have ...

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  • Baker, Robert; Auld, Lawrence W.S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    LOLITA is the project name for the on-line book order and fund accounting system developed by the Oregon State University Library and used since mid-March 1970. Although designed primarily to handle monograph orders, serials ...

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  • Cramard, Odile (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011)
    Libraries have existed in French prisons since the mid-nineteenth century, and for more than a century the French Penitentiary Administration has made an effort to structure and organize them as well as to monitor what ...

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  • Katz, Bill (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001)

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  • Vickery, Brian C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)

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  • Thornburg, Gail Ellen (1987)
    This project was designed to construct an advisory or expert system in one area of online information retrieval, specifically, choice of online database. Problems of this domain include proliferation of potentially expensive ...

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  • Stankus, Tony (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985)

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  • Butts, Aaron (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1998)
    This article examines organizational theory's concept of loose coupling in relation to a university archives. The situations which would lead to an archives being tightly coupled to the organization it serves and why ...

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  • Huanwen, Chen; Davis, Donald G., Jr. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    Late-nineteenth-century China suffered from a weak and declining central government, the incursions of Western interests, and a necessity to grapple with the demands of a modern national state. For sixty days in the ...

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  • Hardesty, Emily A. (2016)
    How many times has a library patron apologized for asking a question or seemed too shy to walk up to the reference desk? Both public and academic librarians would say one too many. Too often does a patron’s question go ...

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  • Potter, William Gray (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)

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  • Case, Beau David (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000)

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  • Martin, Lowell A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    We all know that the Library Services Act and new national standards for public libraries came on the scene about the same time. In a sense the standards established goals, and LSA provided fresh, new means to achieve ...

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  • Fry, James W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)

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  • McDonough, Roger H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    To know where our state libraries are going, it is important first to know where they have been and where they are now. Without going into this exhaustively, let me develop with you for a few moments some of the things ...

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  • Leigh, Carma Russell (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    I was asked (and how could I have thought last summer I could do it?) to analyze and forecast the different directions library system development resulting from the Library Services Act has taken and is likely to take ...

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  • Blasingame, Ralph (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    To attempt some guess as to the futurewhatever the context requires that one pay some service to the past. The strength of the position which the public library occupies today and upon which its future will be based is ...

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  • Lorenz, John G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    It is difficult to overestimate the effect of the Library Services Act in improving the status and support of the library services unit in the Office of Education. A brief look at the past will serve to support this ...

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  • Krettek, Germaine (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961)
    Preparing this paper has been a delightful task but also a frustrating experience. In reading background material on federal aid for libraries, in talking to Ralph Dunbar and Paul Howard, who were deeply involved in all ...

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