Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Title

  • Lyon, Becky J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The concept of the library has broadened a great deal over the past several years. Since the time of cuneiform tablets in Sumerian civilization, libraries have been concerned with storing and accessing recorded ...

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  • Hamner, Walter G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    Minicomputers are being put to work in many different environments. With every repetitive paper handling task, there is a potential minicomputer application. According to a recent study by International Data Corporation, ...

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  • Curley, Walter W. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    Much has been written on the use of computers in libraries but until recently the promise has exceeded the performance. Colleges and universities, by virtue of equipment on campus and the fact that in many instances ...

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  • Grosch, Audrey N. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    When the term "minicomputer" initially was coined it denoted a physically small, low-cost computer using available technology and designed to perform a specific function. Usage of these devices was limited mainly to ...

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  • Waite, David P. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    In January 1974, Information Dynamics Corporation introduced to the library community a nationwide on-line bibliographic and information net- work called BIBNET. Installations have begun and operations are expected to ...

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  • Davison, Wayne (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    This paper will briefly review Stanford University's library automation system, BALLOTS, and the computing environment in which it is imple- mented. The system currently utilizes a PDF 1 1 /45 as a communications ...

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  • Kountz, John C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    It exudes a state of euphoric glee i.e., our system at work! The most recent episode of this situation comedy (called "free enterprise") was entitled: "It works, it's reliable and cheap so let's dump it!" Thus, it can ...

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  • Vanderheiden, Gregg (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1980)
    In this paper, each of the three areas of handicap visual, physical and cognitive will be explored, along with the different approaches which have been used to provide access to textual information. Some of the approaches ...

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  • Huang, Tom; Mehrotra, Sharad; Ramchandran, Kannan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    To address the emerging needs of applications that require access to, and retrieval of multimedia objects, we have started a Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval System (MARS) project at the University of Illinois. The project ...

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  • McKean, Joan Maier (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984)
    In the search to find new services to offer, new roles to fill, new functions to perform, and new needs to address, libraries are also sensitive to the value-added opportunities. What initiatives are taken must be done ...

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  • Wax, David M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    As activity related to the provision of information has increased and become more complex in recent decades, the role of the intermediary between the information producer and the information user has similarly become ...

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  • Liddy, Elizabeth D. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a powerful technology for the vital tasks of information retrieval (IR) and knowledge discovery (KD) which, in turn, feed the visualization systems of the present and future and enable ...

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  • Warner, Amy J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    A general introduction to natural language processing is provided, including a definition and an overview of how natural language processing systems work. Representative systems from both the research and applied sectors ...

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  • Doszkocs, Tamas E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    This paper examines the role of natural language (NL) processing in information retrieval in the context of large operational information retrieval systems and services. State-of-the-art information retrieval systems combine ...

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  • Waltz, David L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    In his excellent book, Libraries of the Future, 1 J.C.R. Licklider paints an elaborate picture of what libraries may become by the year 2000. He sees libraries as being accessible through and augmented by ...

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  • Gurr, G.E. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    My talk today will be from the viewpoint of a business manager responsible for product development, product marketing and product service, while at the same time meeting established goals for profitability. It is not ...

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  • Boss, Richard W. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    I think that it was my experience in a contracts course in law school that convinced me that I should not be a lawyer, but since then I've found that no librarian's work today is entirely free of legal problems. This is ...

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  • Corey, James F. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    The other papers presented at this conference deal with negotiations between libraries and outside organizations, where the end product of negotiation is a written contract of some sort. This paper, by contrast, attempts to ...

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  • Brady, Ronald W. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Negotiating for computer services is a subject that should not be all that controversial. After all, computer services in many forms have been used for a long time now. Further, I do not feel that the librarian must ...

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  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977)
    The increasing use of automation in libraries has made many librarians painfully aware of the difficulty of negotiating for computer products and services. This is true for a wide range of situations, such as acquiring ...

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