Browse 1976: The Economics of Library Automation by Issue Date

  • Divilbiss, J.L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976)
    The Thirteenth Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing was held at the Illini Union on the campus of the University of Illinois, April 25-28, 1976. The 1976 clinic had as its theme the economics of library ...
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  • Kilgour, Frederick G. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    In talking about the economics of library computerization I will answer the question: What is meant by the economics of library computerization? The economics that I am concerned with is scientific economics, the study ...
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  • Gorman, Michael (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    The title of this paper is as daunting to the person who must deliver it as it probably is to those who must listen to it. The topic of catalog conversion is a scattered one; it is something that has been carried out in ...
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  • Malincanico, S. Michael (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    Information not transferred to some sentient recipient is of no particular value, at least of no direct concern to us in this clinic. A library is in simplest terms merely a warehouse for information, albeit information ...
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  • Thorson, A. Robert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    The title of this presentation is listed in the official program as "The Economics of Automated Circulation." A more accurate title might be "The Economics of Automated Circulation the OSU Experience."Theadded subtitle ...
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  • Price, Douglas S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    To avoid any aura of misrepresentation, let me remind you at the outset that I am not a librarian. My background is in information systems, and when I discuss specifics of cost analysis a bit later, most of the examples ...
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  • Folk, Hugh (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    Rising wages have made the cost of composition and printing editions of a few thousand copies exorbitant. Rising book and journal prices have contributed to the rising operating expenses of libraries. At the same time, ...
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  • Ross, Ryburn M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    This paper has several purposes: (1) to determine the relationship of automation costs of technical services in a large research library to the total library resource allocations; (2) to describe Cornell University ...
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  • Veneziano, Velma; Aagaard, James S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    The question we will consider in this paper is whether, at the end of a decade of effort to harness computers to the needs of libraries, it is economically feasible and operationally practical for an individual library ...
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  • West, Martha W.; Butler, Brett (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    When first approached as a possible speaker on the subject of performance benefit measures for library automation, my immediate reaction was that there are no such measures. Considerable cogitation, consultation, and ...
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  • Freedman, Maurice J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976)
    In the Proceedings of the 1966 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing appeared the article "Computer Applications to Book Catalogs and Library Systems." In that article, Donald Stromberg writes, "Advancements ...
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