Browse 1979: The Role of the Library in an Electronic Society by Title

  • de Solla Price, Derek (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    I want to emphasize the likelihood of enormous change in the course of adapting to the new technologies. These technologies will give rise to quite a new and essentially human need from librarians and information scientists, ...

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  • Mander, Mary S. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    Publishers turned to the computer, with varying degrees of success, to solve problems which the industry faced as it entered the decade of the 1960s. Once the new technology arrived in the pressroom, however, it precipitated ...

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  • Marvin, Carolyn (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    For the newspaper of the future, the heart of the significant technological change is the computer's transformation of print production, since the same digital signal which prints a newspaper can be converted to other final ...

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  • Levy, Leonard G. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    Combustion Engineering (C-E) has a need for its capabilities to unite a widely decentralized and highly diverse management organization. And it has a desire to provide its management with the best tools possible for their ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W.; Drasgow, Laura S.; Marks, Ellen B. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    In 1978 the Library Research Center of the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science was awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation to investigate the impact of a paperless society on the ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W. (editor) (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The sixteenth annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing was held at the Illini Union, University of Illinois, April 22-25, 1979. This conference differed somewhat from its predecessors. Instead of focusing ...

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  • Hooper, Robert S.; Henderson, Susanne (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) have consolidated resources to build a "paperless" information system called SAFE (Support for the Analysts' File Environment). The system ...

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  • Gorman, Michael (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The context in which this paper is set is that of the research library. The automation of technical processes in those libraries is already underway, is increasing and should be encouraged. I shall not here address the ...

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  • Salton, Gerald (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    The combination of large memory capacities, intelligent front-end devices for user/system interaction, and distributive computing methodologies have changed the outlook for the mechanization of library processes. Accordingly, ...

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  • Roistacher, Richard C. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1979)
    I believe that our mixed record of success and failure described here is indicative of what must be done to ensure for virtual journals a significant level of readership. Our failures have involved people possessing all ...

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