Browse by Subject "Libraries --Automation"

  • Dodendorf, Mary Seely (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965)
    For the purposes of this paper, discussion will be limited to services to the District high schools during two recent periods: the fiscal period at the beginning of use of the IBM 870 Document Writing System and the most ...
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  • Dobb, T.C. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969)
    In order to give some structure to my paper, I will preface it by stating that library administration for automation at Simon Fraser has passed through four phases since 1965 and began a fifth on May 1, 1969. The real ...
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  • Chapin, Richard E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    This paper might well be entitled Profile of Decision, for it is concerned with the decisions relating to the introduction of automation in a library. Indeed, several hard decisions are necessary before a library becomes ...
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  • Hage, Elizabeth B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    Prince George's County Memorial Library has been bitten hard by the automation bug, and it is one bug we are eager to cultivate. We began some two years ago, but I do not want to give the false impression that this paper ...
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  • Axford, H. William; Axford, Lavonne Brady (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    This paper is an analysis of a community college district's attempt to introduce computer technology into the operation of its five libraries. In spite of the fact that the conversion from the Dewey Decimal Classificat ...
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  • Kraft, Donald H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    If a data processing system is to be most effective, long-range goals and aspirations should be established in the beginning. The system should be designed to do what the librarian wants it to do, not necessarily to do ...
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  • Negus, A.E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    Although minicomputers can be used in many types of information retrieval facilities, this paper deals primarily with bibliographic reference re- trieval systems. There are two main reasons why it is attractive to ...
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  • Brown, Jack E. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1964)
    For purposes of this meeting, it is unnecessary to describe in detail the resources and services provided by the Library suffice to say the National Research Council Library is much more than simply a repository for ...
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  • Woods, Lawrence A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Five years ago it was predicted that microcomputers would take the library world by storm. As a matter of fact, this has not happened. Rather, there has been a steady, but quiet, grassroots movement introducing ...
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  • Perreault, Jean M. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1966)
    "The essence of library catalogue is arrangement of entries." (a) There is no intention, in this paper, of providing anything like a new code of filing rules for use with the computer. Ted Hines and Jessica Harris have ...
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  • Shaw, Ward (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    This paper is part 1 of a presentation titled "Aristotle Meets Plato in the Library Catalog." In it, I hope to set forth some aspects of the theoretical context, or point of view, from which we at the Colorado Alliance ...
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  • Dowlin, Kenneth E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    I will discuss the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (CARL) system implementation as the basic housekeeping system at the Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) on MAGGIE III and how PPLD has used the capabilities of ...
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  • Metzler, Douglas P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    This paper explores several points regarding the development of the field of artificial intelligence and its potential impact on library science. The discussion is motivated by the nature of future library collections and ...
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  • Markuson, Barbara Evans (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1967)
    There are two main thrusts to the LC automation program. One effort, the systems development program, is concerned with determining methods by which the internal bibliographic operations of the Library can be performed ...
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  • Weibel, Stuart L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1990)
    Many changes in cataloging practice have been and will increasingly be technology driven. Bound lists and drawers of cards defined the form and function of catalogs for as long as they existed until the advent of digital ...
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  • Burns, Lorin R. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    Machine processing, which is a vital part of our operation, is accomplished efficiently and economically through the use of IBM equipment. The adaptation of these machines to library operations is, of course, not new ...
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  • Braithwaite, R.J. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    I wondered if my being asked to speak at this conference on "Problems and Failures in Library Automation" was perhaps a 2-sided compliment, as the University of Toronto Library Automation System (UTLAS) is one of the ...
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  • Burke, Jane (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1985)
    In this paper I will move through the various stages of automating, bringing in aspects of human relationships that seem appropriate. My remarks are intended for librarians who are well past the beginning and are in the ...
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  • Mason, Ellsworth (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    I feel somewhat like Daniel must have felt in the lions' den, and if I respond in something like an ominous roar, let me make clear that I address myself primarily to card-carrying, dogmatically convinced computerators ...
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  • Brodman, Estelle (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    When asked to participate in this clinic, I gave the tentative title "Backing Into Network Operations" for my paper because I thought it might be useful to discuss some principles of planning for and consensus making ...
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