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Use Studies and OPACs
(Haworth Press, 1991)
This article discusses the major catalog use studies that have been conducted in the United States and Great Britain. The potential to influence the construction of new online public access catalogs is emphasized. The ...
The Pragmatic Basis of Catalog Codes: Has the User Been Ignored?
(Haworth Press, 1991)
This article discusses the major catalog codes published in the United States and Great Britain since 1841. The main point made is that, although a number of the authors of these code had the catalog user in mind when ...
Virtual Library and Its Implications: Going Beyond Traditions
The virtual library offers new and exciting challenges to librarians, scholars, and students. Librarians will play a key role in organizing and putting the virtual library together. They will also play the role of educator ...
Information Access Illiterate
(Haworth Press, 1997-12)
Mainstreaming Electronic Journals Through Improved Indexing: Prospects for the Social Sciences
(Elsevier Science, 1999)
One of the most interesting developments in serial publishing in recent years is the explosive growth of electronic journals. The proliferation of titles, particularly in the sciences, has been so rapid that entirely new ...
Librarians' and Psychologists' View of Leadership: Converging and Diverging Perspectives
(American Library Association, 1999)
Leadership is a subject that has attracted increasing attention from both librarians and psychologists. The purpose of this article is to compare and contrast perpectives on leadership from these two fields. Studies of ...
Missing Links: A Survey of Library Systems Department Web Pages
Ironically, many library systems departments, even those of major research libraries, have no Web presence at all, or their pages are “hidden” beneath layers of links. Yet a well-designed systems department Web page can ...
Improving the Quality Of Telephone Reference Service
(Pierian Press, 1995-12)
Discusses telephone reference services in libraries. Topics include characteristics of quality phone reference; policies and guidelines for quality service; a survey of pertinent literature evaluating telephone reference; ...
Recent Theoretical Approaches in Classification and Indexing
(Ergon, Würzburg, ALLEMAGNE, 1994)
This article is a selective review of recent studies in classification and indexing theory. A number of important problems are discussed, including subjectivity versus objectivity, theories of indexing, the theoretical ...
History: Teaching and Methods
This paper describes a review of recent literature about teaching history to address what history is (or purports to be), why educators should teach history, and what new technology methods are now being used. Methods ...