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Klein, Ronnie, Comp. – 1992
This workbook is designed to familiarize students with the layout of Whittemore Library (Framingham State College, Massachusetts) and the types of information sources available for them to use in solving their research problems. It also provides guidance in developing a logical, systematic plan for formulating a search strategy and gathering…
Descriptors: Card Catalogs, College Libraries, Databases, Encyclopedias
Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Univ. Libraries. – 1998
This guide to Rutgers University Libraries (RUL) is intended as an introduction to the library system for foreign students studying at the University. The guide consists of the following: welcoming remarks; a brief discussion of the American academic library systems; a list of the locations and abbreviations of the 25 libraries, collections and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Library Catalogs
Muroi, Linda; White, Phillip – 1990
Created especially for international students entering San Diego State University (California), this library research guide introduces basic library materials and search techniques. The guide presents a step-by-step approach using examples and illustrations to cover the following topics: (1) introductions to San Diego State University and its…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Library Guides
Bridge, Frank; Walton, Robert – 1987
This workbook presents outlines of topics to be covered during a two-day workshop on the fundamentals for library automation. Topics for the first day include: (1) Introduction; (2) Computer Technology--A Historical Overview; (3) Evolution of Library Automation; (4) Computer Hardware Technology--An Introduction; (5) Computer Software…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Computer Software, Contracts, Costs
Garcia, C. Rebecca; Bridge, Frank R. – 1989
This workbook, meant to be used in a workshop, presents information on and guidelines for automating small libraries: (1) planning for automation; (2) automated system procurement and evaluation; (3) data conversion issues; (4) sample configuration worksheets; (5) sample configuration costs; (6) site preparation; (7) training; and (8) acceptance…
Descriptors: Costs, Integrated Library Systems, Library Automation, Library Circulation
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Scott, Peter – Public-Access Computer Systems Review, 1992
Briefly describes online library catalogs and other types of Internet resources accessible through HYTELNET, a hypertext browser. Instructions for obtaining the software and five sample screens are included, and the system updating process is explained. (Contains two references.) (NRP)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Software, Computer Software Development, Gateway Systems
California State Univ., Chico. – 1982
This training manual developed by the Public Access Subcommittee of the Reference Department of Meriam Library (California State University, Chico) provides instructions for using the library's online public catalog by means of a touch terminal which accepts commands in the form of a touch on a particular part of the terminal screen. Author and…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Display Systems, Higher Education, Illustrations
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Stanton, Deidre E.; Hooper, Todd – Public-Access Computer Systems Review, 1992
Describes and evaluates LIBS Internet Access Software (also called Sonoma Software), which offers automatic Telnet connection to remote library catalogs, databases, information services, campuswide information services, and other wide-area information access tools. Instructions for obtaining and installing the software are given, and a comparison…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer System Design, Gateway Systems
California State Univ., Chico. – 1982
This training manual developed by the Public Access Subcommittee of the Reference Department of Meriam Library (California State University, Chico) provides instructions for using the library's online public catalog by means of a keyboard terminal. An introduction describes the Boolean searching capability of the online catalog and gives examples…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Display Systems, Higher Education, Information Retrieval
Ogg, Harold C. – 1997
This book outlines computing and information science from the perspective of what librarians and educators need to do with computer technology and how it can help them perform their jobs more efficiently. It provides practical explanations and library applications for non-technical users of desktop computers and other library automation tools.…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education