Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Title

  • Meadow, Charles T. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    We seem to have finally reached the point of almost general acceptance of the concept that computer software should be designed for ease of human use. There remain questions, however, of whose ease and of what is meant by ...

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  • Golden, Gary A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Automation in libraries has been on a rapidly moving roller coaster over the past decade. At first the major concerns were whether to automate with the few existing vendor systems. Many libraries designed their own systems ...

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    This paper is based on the tape of an unscripted talk given by M. M. Kessler (Associate Director of Libraries, and Director of the Technical Information Project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It represents ...

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  • Gorman, Michael (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The context in which this paper is set is that of the research library. The automation of technical processes in those libraries is already underway, is increasing and should be encouraged. I shall not here address the ...

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  • Fenly, Charles (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    The rudiments of a strategy for assessing the appropriateness of using an expert system in a given domain are presented. The assessment process involves comparing the characteristics of the domain with various suitability ...

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  • Schultheiss, Louis A.; Heiliger, Edward M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    Automation of libraries must come about through close cooperation between librarians and "machine people." Each must understand something of the other's specialty. For a starter, a good common language is provided by ...

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  • Nielsen, Brian (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    What I will present here consists of a number of seemingly disparate trails of thinking that I have been pursuing for the past four years or so. Charting those trails on a single map, relating technological change in the ...

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  • Wigington, Ronald L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Many have traced the evolution of information transfer from drawings on the walls of caves to inscriptions on stone tablets, to scribes writing on papyrus or other early forms of paper, to "Gutenberg technology." By ...

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  • Gray, Carolyn M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    This clinic program announces that I intend to address the human factors involved in library automation in academic libraries. It is tempting to begin this talk by discussing the impact of technology upon academic library ...

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  • Wedgeworth, Robert (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000)
    Technology transfer, as it will be used in this article, refers to the transformation of research information into marketable products and services. Although it occurs most frequently within a corporate context— within and ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    The telecommunications industry in the United States is far larger than most people realize. To give some idea of its size, shipments of telecommunications equipment in 1981 totaled about $35 billion, and approximately 15,000 ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    For twenty years this series of Clinics has explored nearly every aspect of library automation. Telecommunications has often been mentioned at these Clinics because automation projects of any scope nearly always involve ...

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  • Boss, Richard W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    The term telecommunications encompasses the electronic transmission of voice, data and video information from one, location to another, and includes all physical equipment, software and procedures used in transmitting and ...

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  • Flavin, Michael A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    Many activities are underway to apply technology to the office to achieve improved productivity. This paper discusses advances in telecommunications technology and how they can be applied to the office environment. Trends ...

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  • Fine, Sara (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    In 1978, the first of a series of national research studies was undertaken at the University of Pittsburgh on a phenomenon that was beginning to attract attention in librarianship resistance to technological innovation. 1 ...

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  • Sperberg-McQueen, C.M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    This paper describes the goals and work of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), an international cooperative project to develop and disseminate guidelines for the encoding and interchange of electronic text for ...

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  • Milstead, Jessica L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    Despite early claims to the contrary, thesauri continue to find use as access tools for information in the full-text environment. Their mode of use is changing, but this change actually represents an expansion rather than ...

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  • Borgman, Christine L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    If a system is transparent to the user, it means that the user is looking through the system to the task being accomplished and not focusing on the system itself. A transparent system is one that supports and simplifies a ...

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  • Salton, Gerald (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The combination of large memory capacities, intelligent front-end devices for user/system interaction, and distributive computing methodologies have changed the outlook for the mechanization of library processes. Accordingly, ...

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  • Baskin, Linda; Spencer, Mima (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    Until recently, those who worked with computers were commonly thought of as having special knowledge or technical background not commonly known to others. In libraries the computers were likely to be managed by data ...

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