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  1. Chaos Breeds Life: Finding Opportunities for Library Advancement during a Period of Collection Schizophrenia

    James G. Neal

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 28, No. 1 (1999)

    Examines the changes that are affecting academic library collection development. Highlights include computer technology; digital information; networking; virtual reality; hypertext; fair use and... More

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  2. What Are Digital Libraries? Competing Visions

    Christine L. Borgman

    Information Processing & Management Vol. 35, No. 3 (1999) pp. 227–43

    Describes the emergence of communities of digital library (DL)research and practice, explores directions of digital libraries arising from these communities and speculates on future directions... More

    pp. 227-43

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  3. Progress Toward Digital Libraries: Augmentation through Integration

    Gary Marchionini & Edward A. Fox

    Information Processing & Management Vol. 35, No. 3 (1999) pp. 219–25

    Introduces the nine papers in a special issue focusing on progress toward digital libraries. Articles fall into three categories: history and activities about digital libraries (DL); understanding ... More

    pp. 219-25

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  4. Managing CD-ROM Service in Malaysian Academic Libraries

    Shaheen Majid

    Australian Academic & Research Libraries Vol. 29, No. 4 (1998) pp. 200–216

    Explores the management of CD-ROM service in Malaysian academic libraries and marketing strategies used to popularize it. Findings revealed that these libraries use a variety of marketing and... More

    pp. 200-216

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  5. Geographic Information Systems and the New York State Library: Mapping New Pathways for Library Service

    Theresa C. Strasser

    Library Hi Tech Vol. 16, No. 3 (1998) pp. 43–50

    Describes the New York State Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Clearinghouse that is run by the New York State Library and discusses hands-on GIS technology used as an enhancement to its... More

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  6. Library Technology Centers and Community Building: Yale University Library Electronic Text Center

    Diane Y. Goldenberg-Hart

    Library Hi Tech Vol. 16, No. 3 (1998) pp. 21–26

    Discusses various communities that have contributed to the development of the Yale University Library Electronic Text Center (ETC) and describes the evolution of the ETC from a center for the... More

    pp. 21-26

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  7. What if Libraries Are Artifact-Bound Institutions?

    David W. Lewis

    Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 17, No. 4 (1998) pp. 191–97

    Considers whether libraries are artifact-bound institutions and therefore will be replaced as the dominant technology for information communication moves from tangible objects to electronic bits on... More

    pp. 191-97

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  8. Library Consortia and Information Technology: The Past, the Present, the Promise

    James J. Kopp

    Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 17, No. 1 (1998) pp. 7–12

    Reviews the history of library consortia, examines present activities, and considers future possibilities. Topics include consortium and cooperation; academic consortia; library automation and the ... More

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  9. Impacts of Public Access to the Internet through Pennsylvania Public Libraries

    John Carlo Bertot & Charles R. McClure

    Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 16, No. 4 (1997) pp. 151–64

    Presents an evaluation of the OnLine at PA Libraries (1996-97) Internet-based information services and resources project for Pennsylvania residents. The project provided a statewide demonstration... More

    pp. 151-64

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  10. Digital Technology Projects: Already Thriving in Public Libraries

    Patricia H. Scally

    Public Libraries Vol. 38, No. 1 (1999) pp. 48–50

    Describes the results of a survey of public libraries that was conducted to identify digital technology projects. Highlights include kinds of collections being digitized (primarily photographs);... More

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  11. From the Inside: the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Library Science Distance Education Offerings

    Virginia Heinrich

    Library Mosaics Vol. 9, No. 2 (1998) pp. 16–17

    Provides an overview of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's leadership role in the upper Midwest's distance-education program in library and information science. Highlights the pro and cons of ... More

    pp. 16-17

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  12. Library Automation in Pakistan

    Syed Jalaluddin Haider

    International Information and Library Review Vol. 30, No. 1 (1998) pp. 51–69

    Examines the state of library automation in Pakistan. Discusses early developments; financial support by the Netherlands Library Development Project (Pakistan); lack of automated systems in college... More

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  13. Catalogers in Academic Libraries: Their Evolving and Expanding Roles

    Lois Buttlar & Rajinder Garcha

    College & Research Libraries Vol. 59, No. 4 (1998) pp. 311–21

    Describes results of a survey of catalogers in academic libraries that investigated if and how their job functions have changed over the past 10 years. The 271 respondents discussed a change from... More

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  14. Economic Considerations for Digital Libraries: A Library of Congress Perspective

    Hiram L. Davis

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 26, No. 1 (1998) pp. 195–202

    Provides a framework for the Library of Congress (LC) digital library initiatives; outlines LCs two-phase strategic plan designed to contribute to the development of a national digital library (NDL... More

    pp. 195-202

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  15. Cooperation Among Research Libraries: The Committee on Institutional Cooperation

    Thomas W. Shaughnessy

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 25, No. 2 (1998) pp. 73–85

    Presents a background on the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) partnership with the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and notes its achievements. Discusses the CIC Center for Library... More

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  16. The Interpretations of "Library Use" in the Age of Digital Libraries: Virtualizing the Name

    Zorana Ercegovac

    Library & Information Science Research Vol. 19, No. 1 (1997) pp. 35–51

    Discusses five different shifts that characterize the transitional nature of today's libraries and examines the extent to which college students agree in interpreting the term, "library use."... More

    pp. 35-51

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  17. Electronic Government Information: Benefits and Drawbacks for College and Undergraduate Libraries

    Kevin Fredette & Ann W. Hendriksson

    College & Undergraduate Libraries Vol. 4, No. 2 (1997) pp. 37–49

    The federal government's shift from physical to electronic formats presents advantages and disadvantages for small college and rural libraries. Provides an overview of the shift to electronic... More

    pp. 37-49

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  18. Expanding Horizons for GIS Services in Academic Libraries

    Carolyn D. Argentati

    Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 23, No. 6 (1997) pp. 463–68

    Examines the expanding horizons for geographic information system (GIS) services in academic libraries, with examples drawn from experiences at North Carolina State University Libraries, a... More

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  19. Distance Education Research Students and Their Library Use

    Peter Macauley

    Australian Academic & Research Libraries Vol. 28, No. 3 (1997) pp. 188–97

    A study of the information needs of off-campus higher degree by research students studying by distance education from Deakin University (Victoria, Australia). Study found that, although only 26.3% ... More

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  20. Which Library Is Mine? The University Library and the Independent Scholar

    Juliet Flesch

    Australian Academic & Research Libraries Vol. 28, No. 3 (1997) pp. 181–87

    Examines what Australian university libraries can and cannot do for independent scholars, scholars with no formal university affiliation. Argues that university libraries are not able to accept... More

    pp. 181-87

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