Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Subject "Information retrieval"

  • Kraft, Donald H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    If a data processing system is to be most effective, long-range goals and aspirations should be established in the beginning. The system should be designed to do what the librarian wants it to do, not necessarily to do ...

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  • Taine, Seymour I. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    There were, however, some organizations including a handful of libraries, that were already deeply involved, if not with electronic data processing, with the growing information handling problem. Among these pioneers was ...

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  • Dowlin, Kenneth E.; Fuller, Elizabeth (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    How do you change a nice, traditional library into a community information center? The literature is full of bright ideas, but a mere facelift will not do it. We must change our image, provide rapid information services, ...

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  • Hawkins, Donald T.; Stevens, B.A.; Pierce, A.R. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    This paper describes some of the experiences we have had with com- puter-aided information retrieval during the past years in the Bell Telephone Laboratories library network. In order to put the environment in which ...

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  • Toliver, David E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    One objective of computer intermediary systems is to minimize incidental and accidental differences among the many distinct languages found in online bibliographic retrieval. Three classes of languages are identified: access ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bachelder, Sally (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The New York Times Information Bank, developed by the New York Times, is a computerized, interactive information storage and retrieval system designed to provide easy and efficient access to more than sixty different ...

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  • Summit, Roger K. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    A decade ago, on-line access to large bibliographic data bases was restricted to large governmental organizations that had the financial assets needed to prepare large data bases and to access them in an efficient ...

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  • Marchand, James W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    The advent of powerful high-speed computers and the development of networked information resources have freed the scholar from the limitations of his private library, but new problems have arisen. Lack of standardization ...

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  • Briggs, R. Bruce (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    The user interface for a bibliographic search service includes the entire set of user-service interactions, from initial phrasing of the information needs to final review of the results. This interaction has occurred ...

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