Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Subject "Management information systems"

  • Olsgaard, John N. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Most of the presentations given at this clinic have made two assumptions: that library managers understand the functioning and capabilities of automated systems; and, given that they understand the system, that they will ...

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  • Kennedy, Robert A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    Not the least of the benefits of automating libraries and information centers is the enhanced ability to monitor processes and services, to collect, structure, analyze, and report critical or useful data hitherto ...

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  • Mullin, Wayne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    When Professor Lancaster called to ask if I would be willing to give a paper on management aspects of the Geac Online Circulation System,* I was both elated and apprehensive because the University of Arizona was in ...

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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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  • 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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  • Boland, Richard J., Jr. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1982)
    The two problems of data versus information and cost versus value set the stage for presenting a framework for analyzing management decision making and a process for developing information systems to support decision-making. ...

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