ERIC Number: ED220095
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Solving College and University Problems Through Technology.
Mebane, Donna Davis, Ed.
Addressed to individuals in higher education who are concerned about the application of information and data processing technologies to problems in college and university administration, instruction, and research, the 43 papers in the collection are concerned with such topics as the nature of new information technology; the use of information technology in institutional resource management and program planning; institutional strategies for document preparation and information dissemination; information technology applications for student recruitment and enrollment activities, fundraising and alumni relations, and monitoring and controlling institutional energy costs; word processing for instructional and research purposes; developing a computer-literate faculty; access to specialized educational resources through computer systems; national and regional resource sharing organizations; the impact of computer technology on library organization and staffing; the use of computers for library circulation and inventory management; information technology and the storage and use of library holdings, with special attention to document delivery, remote access systems, and networking and national bibliographic databases; and contrasting views on the role of computer and information technology in institutions of higher learning. (JL)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Libraries, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Fund Raising, Higher Education, Information Services, Library Automation, Management Information Systems, Networks, Online Systems, Shared Services, Student Recruitment, Technological Advancement, Universities
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Interuniversity Communications Council (EDUCOM), Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers: Electronic Publishing; Information Technology
Note: Papers originally presented at the EDUCOM Annual Conference (Atlanta, GA, October 1-3, 1980) have been revised and edited for publication.