Browse 1974: Applications of minicomputers to library and related problems by Subject "practitioner experience"

  • Kershner, Lois M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    In the fall of 1972, the Van Pelt Library of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries installed the IBM System/7-2790 Data Communication System for circulation control replacing an IBM 1030 Data Collection System ...

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  • Hamner, Walter G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    Minicomputers are being put to work in many different environments. With every repetitive paper handling task, there is a potential minicomputer application. According to a recent study by International Data Corporation, ...

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  • Schabas, Ann H.; Damon, Gene A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    This paper discusses how one library school, the Faculty of Library Science at the University of Toronto, uses a minicomputer. The pleasures and problems we have experienced with our mini relate to the environment of ...

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  • Lourey, Eugene D. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    In the past, most automated systems employed large, general purpose processors, or very specialized applications software, usually both. An approach employing either method does not support library automation in any ...

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  • Payne, Charles T. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    This paper describes the computerized library data system designed and built at the University of Chicago. The project is supported by grants from the Council on Library Resources and the National Endowment for the ...

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