Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Title

  • Fox, Mark S.; Palay, Andrew J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how a radically different approach to the storage and retrieval of information can result in: (1) a reduction in the need for user sophistication in the use of information systems, ...

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  • Schmidmaier, Dagmar (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper aims to present an overview of the use of machine-readable data bases in Australia. (A summary of some commerically available services is given in the Appendix.) I will discuss the Australian scene in the ...

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  • Williams, Martha E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    Traditionally, libraries have been the source of stored information the collective memory of a community or a civilization. In recent years, with the proliferation of publications and governmental involvement in ...

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  • Doman, David (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    The Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) has long been known for providing access to community information through online databases. PPLD's patrons, both at terminals in the library's facilities and as remote users via ...

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  • Ford, Joseph (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    Telecommunications may well be the key technical and economic issue of the 1980s for libraries. No other resource at our disposal challenges us so much to make good decisions, and no other issue will reward our efforts ...

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  • Kershner, Lois M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    In the fall of 1972, the Van Pelt Library of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries installed the IBM System/7-2790 Data Communication System for circulation control replacing an IBM 1030 Data Collection System ...

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  • Shank, Russell (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Calvin Mooers's Law has long been one of my favorites. I often use it as an excuse for irrational behavior in library management. Over twenty years ago, Calvin Mooers commented: "An information retrieval system will tend ...

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  • Caldwell, Jane L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    This year's clinic dealing with the use of information for library management is very exciting. Perhaps the most exciting element is the fact that we are not talking in futuristic terms. The advent of the personal ...

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  • Jacob, Mary Ellen; Kaske, Neal K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    What do the terms management, information and system imply? Management implies control, monitoring and some type of role. Information is more than data, and it is not always knowledge it can lead to knowledge. The term ...

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  • Rubin, Richard E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    The topic for this presentation is the Management of Library Automation as viewed through the twenty-five years of data processing clinic proceedings. In a way, it is a disconcerting topic, because it generates ambivalence: ...

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  • Monmonier, Mark (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    This presentation is a light-hearted mildly self-critical recapitulation of a 1985 book-length essay on the evolution and future of cartographic technology, which emphasizes the significant role of public policy in ...

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  • Ruecking, Frederick H., Jr. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1970)
    Much of the experimentation associated with the MARC Pilot Project at Rice University has been continued into the MARC Distribution Service. Consequently, this review of activity incorporates results from studies using ...

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  • Pulsifer, Josephine S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1970)
    Since 1966, the State Library has also published the book catalog for North Central Regional Libraries (NCRL) and now provides catalog data from LC proofslips or original cataloging for all new NCRL titles, but neither ...

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  • Griffin, Hillis L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1970)
    My paper covers two aspects of MARC: 1) the MARC Distribution Service and 2) the MARC users themselves. The MARC Distribution Service is the arrangement by which the MARC data are sent off every week to each of the ...

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  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (1970)
    In April 1969, the Library of Congress began to distribute to other libraries its cataloging services on machine- readable tape. This event has often been compared in importance to that of 1901 when the Library first ...

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  • McGee, Robert S.; Miller, Robert C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1970)
    The University of Chicago Library bibliographic data processing system has been under development since July 1966, and has been in full production operation for ordering and cataloging functions since November 1968. The ...

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  • Hammer, Donald P.; Sokoloski, James S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    In the world of libraries and their related institutions, the Massachusetts Central Library Processing Service is an unusual and unique organization. It is probably the only automated processing center that performs ...

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  • Belanger, Terry (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    Summary of themes presented throughout the 1994 Clinic on Library applications of Data Processing, April 10-12, 1994: Literary texts in an electronic age: Scholarly implications and library services.

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  • Kochtanek, Thomas E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1989)
    A digital computer is a programmable device which on the broadest level supports the manipulation of symbols aggregated as data. Simply put, the computer is a tool for creating, maintaining, organizing, storing, transmitting ...

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  • Fosdick, Howard (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Microcomputer it is a word many of us first heard only a couple of years ago. Yet the technology this word represents holds promise of tremendous change. The changes catalyzed by microcomputing and its associated technologies ...

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