Browse No. 4: Winter, 1997 by Title

  • Kahl, Chad M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    Electronic redlining is an alleged--some say purposively racist--practice by telecommunication firms which limits access to minority neighborhoods. It purportedly occurs when telecommunication firms bypass poor neighborhoods ...

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  • Bains, Simon (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    Rapid technological developments in the higher-education sector have resulted in a greater reliance on end-user searching. It is important that those conducting literature searches for research purposes are making the most ...

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  • Graham, Nicholas M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    The study of archives in the United States is still very new. State archival programs did not appear until the early 1900s and the National Archives was not founded until 1934. Much of the first few decades of archival ...

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  • Henson, Bruce (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    Since their creation in the early 1890s, motion pictures have emerged as one of the great art forms of the Twentieth Century. Today, a public awareness exists in America of the necessity of preserving the history of film. ...

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  • Rosenheck, Donna (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    The Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC) has had a major impact upon libraries. This article provides an overview of the history of that organization. The goals of OCLC--a nonprofit computer service and research ...

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  • Winter, Kenneth A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    This article presents legal, ethical and professional arguments for the protection of patron privacy, discussing different ways in which librarians have dealt with specific privacy violations. The article concludes that ...

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