Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 8, September

2002 Library & Information Technology Association (LITA). (People & Places)
ALA has made several announcements: Keith Michael Fiels has been appointed the new executive director for ALA. He is currently the director of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. He is an active member of ALA and also serves on various...
Deep Thought's Great-Grandson on the Horizon
the view from the top left corner I've often said that our library will change vendors over my dead body. My system works now-- why would we change? The great-grandson of Deep Thought is on the horizon. I'm not sure whether or not that's a legitimate...
Deep Thought's Great-Grandson on the Horizon. (the View from the Top Left Corner)
The great-grandson of Deep Thought is on the horizon. I'm not sure whether or not that's a legitimate pun. It will probably take a couple of years to find that out, but that's kind of the point of this story. Great-grandson will be our fourth library...
Don't Be Afraid to Dig in. (Editor's Notes)
I have to say that I learned a lot while reading this month's features. That is, once I put aside my fear of protocols and acronyms and really dug in. And you know what? The topics weren't as complicated as I thought they'd be. So if you've been avoiding...
Editor's Notes: Don't Be Afraid to Dig In
I have to say that I learned a lot while reading this month's features. That is, once I put aside my fear of protocols and acronyms and really dug in. And you know what? The topics weren't as complicated as I thought they'd be. So if you've been avoiding...
How Does XML Help Libraries?
Over the next few years, the impact of XML on libraries is certain to increase. It is important for librarians to know what to expect it can do for them ... and what it can't. Many technological innovations relating to libraries have been made over the...
How Does XML Help Libraries? over the Next Few Years, the Impact of XML on Libraries Is Certain to Increase. It Is Important for Librarians to Know What to Expect It Can Do for Them ... and What It Can't
Many technological innovations relating to libraries have been made over the past decade, but few have generated as much excitement as XML. While many new technologies seem more promising before they are implemented than they are afterward (remember...
Library of the Future Award Winner Overcame Challenges to Unite Its Region
NEWSLINE REPORTS Information Today, Inc. (publisher of CIL) was proud to sponsor a major award for a cutting-edge library again this year. The ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award is given to an individual library, a consortium, a group...
Library of the Future Award Winner Overcame Challenges to Unite Its Region. (Newsline Reports)
Information Today, Inc. (publisher of CIL) was proud to sponsor a major award for a cutting-edge library again this year. The ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award is given to an individual library, a consortium, a group of librarians,...
No More Alphabet Soup: Tech Acronyms Explained
Keep this handy guide of HOT technology acronyms! Hey! You there! You know you've seen acronyms in articles you should be reading ... but you probably just skim through, don't you? And you've certainly seen them pop up in conference programs and know,...
Remote Patron Validation: Posting a Proxy Server at the Digital Doorway
Delivering online services outside of library buildings and off-campus at universities and colleges is quickly becoming a major and essential part of what librarians do. Remote access to e-journals and other online services from users' homes and offices...
'Standard' Issue: Defining Standards and Protocols
I seem to recall a time when protocols and standards were two different things. In the past couple of years, the craze over new protocols has seemingly breathed new life into library information technology, replacing the doldrums of standards with the...
'Standard' Issue: Defining Standards and Protocols. (Coming Full Circle)
I seem to recall a time when protocols and standards were two different things. In the past couple of years, the craze over new protocols has seemingly breathed new life into library information technology, replacing the doldrums of standards with...
The in Box
Our Columns Get Noticed! Dear Ms. Dempsey: I am sure that many library staff members related to the May column on the E-- Rate by Michael Schuyler ["E-Rate: It's Not Paranoia If They're Really Out to Get You," May 2002, pp. 32-34]. Frustration caused...
Understanding the Protocol for Metadata Harvesting of the Open Archives Initiative
An issue of Computers in Libraries that's dedicated, to protocols wouldn't be complete without a discussion of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. this protocol provides the basis for an information discovery environment...
What Is This XML Thing and Why Do I Need to Know about It?
"FTP, http, HTML-it's all alphabet soup!" If you're a systems librarian, then you've probably heard this complaint, or a variation of it, numerous times. While it often comes from library patrons, it also comes from colleagues. Of course, these colleagues...
What Is This XML Thing and Why Do I Need to Know about It? (Online Treasures)
"FTP, http, HTML--it's all alphabet soup!" If you're a systems librarian, then you've probably heard this complaint, or a variation of it, numerous times. While it often comes from library patrons, it also comes from colleagues. Of course, these colleagues...
XML and Digital Librarians
digital librarianship XML is not going to replace MARC, as many librarians fear. Rather, it enhances existing indexing and searching schemas. I am sure that some of the feature articles in this issue will drive the point home that XML is a perfect vehicle...
XML and Digital Librarians. (Digital Librarianship)
I am sure that some of the feature articles in this issue will drive the point home that XML is a perfect vehicle to promote resource discovery, information retrieval, and information exchange on the Web. With that said, the next logical question is,...
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