Browse Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing by Subject "Geographic Information Systems (GIS)"

  • Joselyn, Mark; Oliver, Sheryl G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) and its divisions, the Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Natural History Survey, Illinois State Water Survey, Hazardous Waste Research and Information ...

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  • Chartrand, Robert Lee (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The challenges and opportunities facing special libraries of all types in our "republic of technology" are diverse and daunting. The evolving emergency preparedness and response missions, programs, and projects needed ...

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  • Domaratz, Michael (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Information about where a thing is or where an event takes place is an important factor in decisionmaking in both the public and private sectors. Spatial data provide a unique context for integrating disparate observations ...

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  • Larson, Ray R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Digital library (DL) projects are beginning to create very large-scale repositories of digital information on a wide range of topics. As with traditional print libraries, this information can be indexed and retrieved in ...

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  • Buttenfield, Barbara P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The term "scalability" has specific connotations in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that conventionally relate to monitoring and predicting growth of geographic phenomena. A family of computational models has been ...

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  • Gluck, Myke (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Geospatial data are pervasive and the methods of understanding how people resolve their spatial information needs have been diverse. This discussion reviews the role of spatial information in resolving information needs. ...

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  • Jue, Dean K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The rate of introduction of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) into public libraries is accelerating. This study investigates the experiences of all types of libraries that have either successfully or unsuccessfully ...

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  • Smith, Linda C.; Gluck, Myke (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Electronic technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS), are creating new ways of meeting the needs of library users for spatial and cartographic information. The 32nd Annual Clinic on Library Applications ...

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  • Monmonier, Mark (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    This presentation is a light-hearted mildly self-critical recapitulation of a 1985 book-length essay on the evolution and future of cartographic technology, which emphasizes the significant role of public policy in ...

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  • Watts, Anne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    In 1974, the U.S. Census Bureau published a collection of thematic maps from the 1970 census. The maps found a wide audience during the decade. However, the bureau did not produce a companion set from either the 1 980 ...

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  • Koontz, Christie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    A definition of legal service or market area is difficult for public library management due to limited available data regarding user residence, and because people may cross service lines for any number of reasons. Yet ...

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