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Hoffman, Tony – 1988
Sophisticated database management systems (DBMS) for microcomputers are becoming increasingly easy to use, allowing small school districts to develop their own autonomous databases for tracking enrollment and student progress in special education. DBMS applications can be designed for maintenance by district personnel with little technical…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Database Management Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Wood, Susanne – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2004
This document was produced by DBM Consultants, who provided the research on Susanne Wood's report "Fully On-the-Job Training: Experiences and Steps Ahead." It contains the appendix: Stage 3--CATI Questionnaire for Fully On-the-Job trainees/apprentices and is provided as an added resource for further information. [Full Report available at ED493985.]
Descriptors: Supplementary Reading Materials, On the Job Training, Questionnaires, Work Experience
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Pollard, Richard – Electronic Library, 1986
Discusses criteria for evaluating microcomputer database management systems (DBMS) used for storage and retrieval of bibliographic data. Two popular types of microcomputer DBMS--file management systems and relational database management systems--are evaluated with respect to these criteria. (Author/MBR)
Descriptors: Citations (References), Classification, Comparative Analysis, Computer Software
Brush, Leonard M.; Schaller, Anthony J. – CAUSE/EFFECT, 1988
Carnegie Mellon University has leveraged its technological expertise with database management systems (DBMS) into joint technological and developmental partnerships with DBMS and application software vendors. Carnegie's relational database strategy, the strategy of partnerships and how they were formed, and how the partnerships are doing are…
Descriptors: College Administration, Computer Software, Databases, Higher Education
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Brooks, Terrence A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
Reports on database management system (dbms) applications designed by library school students for university community at University of Iowa. Three dbms design issues are examined: synthesis of relations, analysis of relations (normalization procedure), and data dictionary usage. Database planning prior to automation using data dictionary approach…
Descriptors: Databases, Higher Education, Information Systems, Library Automation
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Daehn, Ralph M. – Canadian Library Journal, 1985
This in-depth look at database management systems (DBMS) for microcomputers covers data entry, information retrieval, security, DBMS software and design, and downloading of literature search results. The advantages of in-house systems versus online search vendors are discussed, and specifications of three software packages and 14 sources are…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Databases, Information Retrieval
Sawtelle, Thomas K. – 1973
The Air Force Logistics Command (AFLC) is revising and enhancing its data-processing capabilities with the development of a large-scale, multi-site, on-line, integrated data base information system known as the Advanced Logistics System (ALS). A data integrity program is to be built around a Data Base Manager (DBM), an individual or a group of…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Programs, Computers, Confidentiality
King, Ronald S.; Rainwater, Stephen B. – 2002
This paper describes a methodology for use in teaching an introductory Database Management System (DBMS) course. Students master basic database concepts through the use of a multiple component project implemented in both relational and associative data models. The associative data model is a new approach for designing multi-user, Web-enabled…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer System Design, Database Design, Database Management Systems
Vogel, J. Thomas; Burns, Lynn W. – Online, 1984
Describes serials management at Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science library via a microcomputer, a file manager called PFS, and a relational database management system called dBase II. Check-in procedures, programing with dBase II, "static" and "active" databases, and claim procedures are discussed. Check-in forms are…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Databases
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Kimball, Jeffrey P.; And Others – History Microcomputer Review, 1987
Describes a variety of computer software. The packages reviewed include a variety of simulations, a spread sheet, a printer driver and an alternative operating system for DBM.PCs and compatible programs. (BSR)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Reviews, History
Wolfram, Dietmar – Microcomputers for Information Management, 1992
Outlines the file structure requirements for a microcomputer-based information retrieval system using FoxPro, a relational database management system (DBMS). Issues relating to the design and implementation of such systems are discussed, and two possible designs are examined in terms of space economy and practicality of implementation. (15…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Computer System Design, Database Management Systems, Information Retrieval
Gose, Frank J. – 1987
Data administration (DA) is a position that has emerged with the growth of information technologies. A review of DA literature confirms that, although DA is widely associated with database management systems (DBMS), there is no standard DA job description, DA staffing and location within the organization vary, and DA functions range in description…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Administrative Organization, Case Studies, College Administration
Bagley, Clarence H.; Gardner, Don E. – 1975
The integrated information system element of the management information system concept has practical applications for management in the areas of both information analysis and decision-model building. Four basic options for achieving integration in operational data systems are: a default option, the coordinated file option, the distributed…
Descriptors: Budgets, College Administration, Coordination, Databases
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Peterson, Randolph L.; Roessler, Richard T. – Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 1997
Describes the development and components of a referral database management system developed by the Arkansas Transition Project. The system enables individualized-education-plan team members to refer students with disabilities directly to adult agencies and to receive a monitoring report describing the agency response to the referral. The system is…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Community Information Services, Coordination
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Niemi, Timo; Jarvelin, Kalervo – Information Processing and Management, 1992
Discusses deductive databases and database management systems (DBMS) and introduces a framework for advanced query formulation for end users. Recursive processing is described, a sample extensional database is presented, query types are explained, and criteria for advanced query formulation from the end user's viewpoint are examined. (31…
Descriptors: Criteria, Database Management Systems, Databases, Information Retrieval
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