Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Title

  • de Solla Price, Derek (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    I want to emphasize the likelihood of enormous change in the course of adapting to the new technologies. These technologies will give rise to quite a new and essentially human need from librarians and information scientists, ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    In a practical sense, the minicomputer age began in 1964 with the Digital Equipment Corporation's introduction of the PDF 8. Potential com- puter users who had been unable to afford a $500,000 machine found that for ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper is somewhat different from those presented earlier. The others have dealt with experiences in the provision of information services through the use of machine-readable data bases. By and large, they ...

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  • Weissman, Jessica R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    When computers were new, nobody had fun with them except, possibly, the people who created them. The computers themselves were locked away in special rooms and not everybody had access to them. Users, even the most ...

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  • Kennedy, John P. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    Inefficiencies in machine processing resulting from poor card design can be measured in milliseconds or microseconds per record. Even when dealing with large files, this will usually add up to no more than a few minutes ...

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  • Davis, Charles H. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1989)
    The creation of machine-readable databases and computer-based services has always been predicated on the availability of appropriate hardware and software. During the first generation (roughly 1949 to the late 1950s), very ...

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  • Shaw, Debora (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    The Twenty-Second Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing focused on the human aspects of library automation: helping staff and patrons cope. The topic is of considerable importance, as more libraries and ...

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  • Day, Mark Tyler (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    This paper examines the process by which new academic library services are created in response to a changing academic ecology with reference to a particular case study that of Indiana University's still developing Library ...

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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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  • Hjerppe, Roland (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    Data, originating in abstractions of realities, and denoting selected aspects, at specific times and places, for particular purposes, are for storage and/or transfer made manifest through representations. Some of the ...

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  • Griffin, Marjorie (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    The IBM Advanced Systems Development and Research Library in San Jose became a pioneer in mechanization for the sake of expediency. It was organized conventionally in 1952, with its main purpose to give dynamic information ...

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  • Hamilton, Robert E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1968)
    "On-Line" circulation control has been a reality at the Illinois State Library since late in 1966. It would be incorrect, of course, to think that this was accomplished overnight or instantaneously. Such was decidedly ...

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  • Besser, Howard (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    We have seen an explosion of image database developments in the decade since work began on the first multi-user networked system. This paper explores the state of technology a decade ago, revisits one of the earliest ...

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  • Folk, Hugh (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    Rising wages have made the cost of composition and printing editions of a few thousand copies exorbitant. Rising book and journal prices have contributed to the rising operating expenses of libraries. At the same time, ...

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  • Mander, Mary S. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    Publishers turned to the computer, with varying degrees of success, to solve problems which the industry faced as it entered the decade of the 1960s. Once the new technology arrived in the pressroom, however, it precipitated ...

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  • Marvin, Carolyn (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    For the newspaper of the future, the heart of the significant technological change is the computer's transformation of print production, since the same digital signal which prints a newspaper can be converted to other final ...

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  • Jue, Dean K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The rate of introduction of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) into public libraries is accelerating. This study investigates the experiences of all types of libraries that have either successfully or unsuccessfully ...

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  • Hayes, Robert M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1964)
    The complexity of our modern society science, technology, government, business has become so great that its very existence is made possible only through correspondingly complex mechanisms for communication, processing, ...

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  • Drabenstott, Karen M.; Cochrane, Pauline Atherton (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    Online library catalogs (and other information retrieval databases on the Internet, we might add) present an obstacle course which Ed Krol (1992) in The Whole Internet: User's Guide 6- Catalog has aptly called "Stalking ...

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