ERIC Number: EJ314180
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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The Perils of Personals: Microcomputers in Libraries.
Carlson, David H.
Library Journal, v110 n2 p50-55 Feb 1 1985
Explores microcomputer revolution and assesses role of microcomputers in libraries. Highlights include characteristics of three types of computers (mainframes, minicomputers, microcomputers); hardware limitations of microcomputers (storage capacity, processing speed); advancing technology; the local area network; software problems; and characteristics of problems that lend themselves to effective microcomputer solutions. (14 references) (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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