ERIC Number: ED254229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr-20
Reference Count: 0
"Computers: Cure-All or Snake Oil?" Proceedings from the Spring Meeting of the Nebraska Library Association, College and University Section (Bellevue, Nebraska, April 20, 1984).
Krzywkowski, Valerie I., Ed.
The 15 papers in this collection discuss various aspects of computer use in libraries and several other aspects of library service not directly related to computers. Following an introduction and a list of officers, the papers are: (1) "Criminal Justice and Related Databases" (Kate E. Adams); (2) "Software and Hard Thought: Searching with a Microcomputer" (John Montag and Michaelyn Burnette); (3) "Converting to ALIS II--Cure-All or Snake Oil?" (Anita I. Cook and Sandra S. Herzinger); (4) "Trouble Shooting or Shooting Your Trouble" (Joseph A. Starratt); (5) "The Role of Statistics in Managing Library Instruction Programs" (abstract only--Scott Stebelman); (6) "Systems Dynamics and Libraries: Proof of Concept" (John Paxton and Carol A. Singer); (7) "New Loan Policy: A Prescription for Calvin T. Ryan Library" (Sharon L. Mason); (8) "A Beginner's Guide to Compiling Journal Lists for High Usage Subject Indexes via the Microcomputer" (Gale K. Gember); (9) "Library Systems in Nebraska" (Ella Jane Bailey); (10) "The Library International Affairs Committee at the University of Nebraska at Omaha" (Carole A. Larson); (11) "The Great Plains Experience in Northeast Nebraska--An Academic Outreach" (Jack L. Middendorf); (12) "Integrated Library Systems in Context" (Carroll Varner); (13) "Scenes from the Reference Desk: A Social Interactionist Account" (Virginia Moreland); (14) "Microcomputer Selection for Academic Libraries: A Guide and Checklist of Methodologies" (Mel Bohn); and (15) "Using the Microcomputer for Library Management Functions" (Marjorie B. Wannarka). (THC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Library Association, Lincoln.