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Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1991
Highlighting the issues that confront small libraries who are exploring automation options, this report focuses on microcomputer-based automation systems for circulation and an online patron access catalog (OPAC). The information provided outlines some of the questions that librarians must ask themselves or vendors before they select a specific…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Computer Software Evaluation, Costs, Database Management Systems
Sloan, Bernard C.; And Others – Library Journal, 1986
"Library Journal's" fourth semiannual section on library automation provides basic and introductory articles on: remote public access to automated library systems, electronic bulletin boards, the online integrated automation system at the Oklahoma City public library, and buying a phone system. Tables include statistics on various…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Software, Electronic Mail, Library Automation
California Univ., Santa Barbara. University Library. – 1986
This document describes an investigation designed to examine the possibilities for using both existing and new technologies to increase and enhance public service capabilities at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Library, and to recommend an ongoing mechanism for assessing priorities for the application of technology in the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Higher Education, Information Storage
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Lynch, Clifford A.; West, Richard – Information Technology and Libraries, 1992
The first of two articles on MELVYL, the University of California's online library system, discusses the next generation of public access information retrieval systems for research libraries based on lessons learned from 10 years of MELVYL. The second article considers MELVYL in the larger context of the University of California's information…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Technology
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
Intner, Sheila S.; Weihs, Jean – 1996
Introducing cataloging students, beginning catalogers, copy catalogers, and department administrators to the principles of cataloging, classification, and indexing, this revised text provides a simple, solid foundation for standard practices of cataloging and bibliographic control in the United States and Canada. The book reviews major…
Descriptors: Authority Control (Information), Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographic Records, Cataloging
Hanifan, Thomas; Hoogheem, Cynthia L. – 1992
The Eastern Iowa Community College District (EICCD) libraries received a federal College Library Technology and Cooperation grant to provide and link public access catalogs at each college of the district--Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, and Scott Community College. That network is named Quad-LINC (Quad Cities Libraries in…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Federal Aid, Grants
Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City. – 1992
The Central Libraries Automated Network (CLAN) of Nevada is a cooperative system which shares circulation, cataloging, and acquisitions systems and numerous online databases. Its mission is to provide public access to information and efficient library administration through shared computer systems, databases, and telecommunications. This document…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Bibliographic Databases, Computer Networks
Fast Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, 1997
Seven issues of a newsletter on recent library statistics in Colorado provide information Internet service in Colorado public libraries, technology in public libraries, school library media centers, and the number of public library outlets in Colorado and the United States. Almost all of Colorado's public libraries provide electronic access to…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Internet, Learning Resources Centers, Library Automation
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Lynch, Clifford A. – Library Hi Tech, 1989
This guide to functions to consider in selecting an academic library automation system to operate in a networked environment covers (1) the current academic networking environment; (2) library automation hardware and software platforms; (3) user interface requirements for public access; and (4) security and authentication. (10 references) (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Software, Higher Education, Information Networks
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Zorn, Peggy; And Others – Library Software Review, 1995
Reports how the Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Library migrated to the Horizon integrated library system. Discusses migration processes including project planning and implementation, client/server issues, data migration, and staff/end-user training. Reviews system modules including acquisitions, cataloging, serials control, public access, and…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Change Strategies, Data Conversion, Integrated Library Systems
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Barnes, Susan J.; And Others – Library Hi Tech, 1994
Discusses the development of electronic libraries at Cornell University's (New York) Mann Library and elsewhere and presents an overview of changes in services and staff responsibilities needed to address user needs. Sidebar articles discuss Internet access to government information; changing staff roles; geographic information systems; the Mann…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Change Strategies, Databases
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC. – 1998
Historically, libraries have been an important component of the educational process, contributing to the success of the educational mission of schools. Education reform has prompted increased attention to the role school library media centers might play in the expanding role of computer- and technology-based education. However, policymakers have…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Technology
Howrey, Mary M. – 1990
This study was funded by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) to enable the Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) to plan the automation of the state's school libraries. The research was intended to identify current national programs of interest to ISLMA, identify current automation programs within Illinois library systems,…
Descriptors: Data Interpretation, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Library Automation
Mahmood, Khalid – 1998
This book presents an overview of the present status of the use of library automation hardware and software in Pakistan. The following 20 articles are included: (1) "The Status of Library Automation in Pakistan"; (2) "Promoting Information Technology in Pakistan: the Netherlands Library Development Project"; (3) "Library…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Computer Software, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
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