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Darling, Pamela W. – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1981
Discusses problems created by the deterioration of both book and nonbook library materials made of chemically unstable materials. Explores current trends in preservation, including environmental control, new standards for more durable papers, and professional training in techniques and procedures for retarding deterioration. Six references are…
Descriptors: Change, Climate Control, Futures (of Society), Library Automation
Beiser, Karl – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1988
Reviews five CD-ROM catalogs: (1) Auto-Graphics Impact; (2) Brodart LePac; (3) GRC LaserGuide; (4) Library Corporation Intelligent Catalog; and (5) MARCIVE Pac. General guidelines for selecting a CD-ROM catalog are discussed, and vendor addresses and telephone numbers are listed. (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Library Automation, Microcomputers, Online Catalogs
Hayes, Sherman; Brown, Donald – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1992
Describes several strategies for obtaining funding for library automation, including convincing management of the importance of automating; buying computer parts individually; upgrading gradually; subscribing to a CD-ROM service that includes equipment; identifying equipment by function (e.g., database search units); trading off less important…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Financial Support, Library Automation, Library Equipment
Holloway, Mary – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1990
Describes the implementation of CD-ROM catalogs in two secondary school media centers. Hardware, software, and network details are presented. Database building is discussed, and factors to be considered in retrospective conversion are listed. Guidelines for student and faculty training are offered. (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Learning Resources Centers, Library Automation, Microcomputers
Phenix, Katharine; And Others – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1990
Five articles discuss information technology in libraries: (1) "Software for Libraries" (Katharine Phenix); (2) "Online Update: European Online Services" (Martin Kesselman); (3) "Connect Time: Online Pricing Breakthroughs" (Barbara Quint); (4) "Microcomputing: Micro Biology Computer Viruses" (James LaRue);…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Library Automation
Nelson, Nancy; And Others – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1988
Following an introduction to this special issue on library workstations, six articles discuss: (1) characteristics of workstation technology; (2) what is available in the library workstation marketplace; (3) potential of the Macintosh in the library workstation market; (4) local area networks; (5) networking on campus; and (6) assembling your own…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Bibliographic Utilities, Computer Software, Futures (of Society)
Drew, Sally – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1985
Discusses the long-term value of bibliographic records to the library and the cost and service implications of that value. Topics covered include records in the public domain; sources of machine-readable bibliographic records (bibliographic utilities, state and multistate networks, commercial vendors, federal agencies, libraries); rights and…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Contracts, Databases, Library Automation