Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Title

  • Boyer, Calvin J.; Frost, Jack (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    In November 1967, an on-line automated circulation control system was put into operation in the Moffett Library at Midwestern University. The system is designed to charge, discharge, and list all materials in circulation, ...

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  • Warheit, I.A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    For the sake of clarity one can discuss on-line interactive systems with reference to their technology, their economics, and their application and utilization, even though all these aspects are obviously intertwined ...

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  • Paulukonis, Joseph T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Before discussing circulation, some background on the situation at Northwestern University might be in order. In the first half of 1967, a detailed study of all the library's operations was made because it was obvious ...

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  • Fayollat, James (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    As is generally the case with libraries in the physical and life sciences fields, particularly in research-oriented institutions, journals and periodicals are the mainstay of the library services. In order to adequately ...

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  • Pizer, Irwin H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    The advantages of computers in libraries, although not a supposition which one can afford to accept blindly, are as real as the advantages gained from the other pieces of mechanical equipment which have become everyday ...

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  • Crawford, Walt (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988)
    Online catalogs have been in existence for several years now, but they are still in their infancy as compared to other aspects of library automation and librarianship. Today's best online catalogs are more powerful, ...

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  • Clark, Sharon (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    In 1980, the Illinois State Library sponsored a project to mount the software of the Western Library Network (WLN) to demonstrate how that software might be used as the basis of a statewide automated system for Illinois. ...

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  • Gilliland, Anne J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    I want to begin by reading two letters to you which were published in the 1 April 1985 issue of Time magazine under the heading LIBRARY BYTES. The first letter, from Kenneth N. Sharpe of Peachtree City, Georgia, asked a ...

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  • Roman, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    Editor's Note: At the time she delivered this paper, Susan Roman was Head, Youth Services, Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, Illinois. Her examples are from that public library. "Whether we like it or not, the child ...

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  • Brownrigg, Edwin B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    In January 1979, the University of California Division of Library Automation (DLA) found itself with the problem of maintaining a timely, ledger. Also at that time, DLA was building a large-scale IBM operating system ...

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  • Diodato, Virgil P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    How does the staff of an academic library plan the introduction of online searching for ready reference services? A purpose of this article is to answer that question by describing the planning issues that appear in the ...

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  • Anderson, Charles R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Online computer databases can serve as excellent and cost effective resources for ready reference in public libraries. In the following discussion some philosophical and cost factors as well as staffing patterns ...

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  • Harter, Stephen P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    The broad subject of this article is how online searching (as a special form of information retrieval) can usefully be viewed as a problem-solving process. This is not an especially new idea. Several writers have taken ...

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  • Edmonds, Leslie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    My topic is service to other special populations and online catalogs and library automation. The special populations to be examined are the handicapped, the elderly, and the non-English speaking. It should be pointed out ...

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  • Wright, Gordon H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    While I accepted the invitation to discuss the College Bibliocentre at this Clinic, I cannot say that I did so with equanimity. Quite apart from many organizational difficulties, the systems both in operation and ...

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  • Bregzis, Ritvars (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    The design of the ONULP bibliographic control system evolved into a project of more general scope than just the compilation of catalogs for five almost identical collections of 25,000 titles each. Three basic requirements ...

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  • Terrant, Seldon W., Jr.; Wood, James L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1966)
    The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a non-profit organization chartered by Congress as a scientific and educational organization. The Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is a division of the American Chemical Society. Like ...

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  • Noreault, Terry (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Recent technological developments are having a major effect on the delivery of reference services. The most recent of these, optical storage technology (specifically CD-ROM), has been touted as the most important development ...

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  • Heim, Kathleen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    A management information system (MIS) is the process and structure used by an organization to identify, collect, evaluate, transfer, and utilize information in order to fulfill its objectives. It is a system that provides ...

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  • Belkin, Nicholas J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    Over the last four years, the Information Interaction Laboratory at Rutgers' School of Communication, Information and Library Studies has performed a series of investigations concerned with various aspects of people's ...

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