Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 7, July-August

Addresses of Companies. (Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory 2002)
3M Library Systems 3M Center , Building 225-4N-14, St. Paul, MN 55144-1000 800-328-0067, (Fax) 800-223-5563 library@mmm.com http://www.3m.com/library A-G Canada Ltd. 3300 Bloor St. W., 7th Floor, West Tower, Etobicoke, ON M8X 2X2,...
Consultants. (Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory 2002)
ASM Advanced Strategic Management Consultants 411 Rippleton Place, London, ON N6G 1L4, CANADA 519-473-7651, (Fax) 519-471-6497 http://asm-consultants.com ALVA Access Group, Inc. 436 14th St., Suite 700, Oakland, CA 94612-2709 510-451-2582,...
Corporate Visions of Personal Computing Space: We're Approaching Microsoft's, Sun Microsystems', and Apple's Mid-'90S Visions of Ubiquitous, Secure, and Seamless Access to Data-And Here Are the Companies and Systems Getting Us There
Welcome to the 2002 version of the Computers in Libraries Buyer's Guide Windows/Intel (Wintel) industry review. Last year we began by noting that we were moving away from personal computers, operating systems, and applications that mainly generate...
Features That Fit. (Editor's Notes)
Unless you're a brand new subscriber, you already know all about our annual Computers in Libraries Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory. You know that we spend half the year compiling this resource to make your life easier. We get updated information...
Information Management and Legal Issues Are Highlights of InfoToday 2002. (Newsline Reports)
The 2002 InfoToday conference took place at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City May 14--16. After 22 years as the National Online Meeting, this was the second year that this expanded and renamed InfoToday conference featured three core...
Invisible Fences: A Shocking Theory for Re-Examining Work Flow; Just like the Dog Inside the Invisible Fence, We Often Feel Bound by the Limitations of Our Technology. So When We Move to New Systems with Wider Boundaries, Why Don't We Make a Run for It?
What is an Invisible Fence? Technically, it is the brand name of a product that helps keep our dogs in our yards and out of harm's way. This product consists of an underground wire transmitting a weak signal that triggers a mild electric shock, via...
Overcoming Upheaval: Even with the Industry Upheaval, We Managed to Assemble a Directory That Almost Equals Last Year's. (Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory 2002)
The changes that have taken place in our nation since September 11 have certainly seemed to affect every part of our existence. Unfortunately, the information industry has been no exception. We have seen more companies closing, moving, and merging...
Products and Services by Brand Name. (Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory 2002)
39 Secrets for Effective and Enjoyable Meetings (booklet) Facilitation Plus 3Com (IP technology, switches, network interface cards) Network Management Corp. 3M Security Systems Brodart Supplies Division ABCD System (scans a bar code...
Products and Services by Category. (Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory 2002)
HARDWARE ADAPTIVE COMPUTING Braille Embossers/Printers ALVA Access Group, Inc. C Tech Dancing Dots Data Research Associates, Inc. GW Micro, Inc. Pulse Data HumanWare Braille Writing Devices ALVA Access Group, Inc. C...
Products and Services by Vendor. (Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory 2002)
This section contains a lot of coded information. Here's what it all means: In all of our Software categories, we gave vendors the option of checking off five platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT, Mac, Unix, and Other. Hence, each product that is software...
What's under Your PC's 'Hood': A Primer for Today's Machines; in This Article, I Will Discuss the PC's Internal Workings in Hopes That a Solid Understanding of the Basics Will Help Guide Your Search for a Suitable Computer for Your Library
When our library needed to buy computers, I found throughout the whole process that buying a computer is just like buying an automobile. Most of us are not automotive engineers, but as a part of the buying process when we do decide to buy a car we...
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