The Electronic Library

Digital information organization and use


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 2 Issue 4


The dynamic evolution and new direction of nonprint media in the information professions continually change the emphasis and character of activities, services and…

Ultrafile for predefined data

UltraFile is a full‐featured data management system that can be used to organize, retrieve, calculate, print and graph predefined data on employees, mailing lists…


SEEKEASY is a new free‐form information filing and retrieval program that has just come onto the market. It is available from CORRELATION SYSTEMS: 81 Rockinghorse Road…

Bibliotek: designed for handling bibliographies

Bibliotek is a package for inputting and retrieving citations, and for producing printed bibliographies in a variety of formats. Citations to books, periodicals, and…

Library Mate: database with keyword indexing

Library Mate is a flexible database package suited to applications that require keyword indexing and retrieval. This reviewer found the package of particular value in…

Hardware corner

Howard Falk

Today, most personal computers are equipped with floppy disk drives, but as needs for information storage on computers grow, ‘hard’ disks having larger capacities become…

Audio Visual Union List — Micro to Mini Communication

How would you like 12,000 audio visual items for the price of 1000 items?

CDROM: dramatic key to information dissemination and use

Optical publishing will become very widespread in the next few years because it dramatically lowers the cost of information dissemination and use. Libraries and other…

Building a special library's database — special considerations

Lynda W. Moulton

This article describes the considerations a special library must address before building a database. It is based on the practical experiences of the Comstow staff and some…

Users and local area networks: opportunities for information transfer

Joyce M. Copeland, Stephen Flood

This paper describes some of the findings of a research project (October 1983‐October 1985 funded by BLRDD), investigating the applications of local area networks (LANs…

Application of a personal/business computer in library automation. Updating a main‐frame resident authority file

M.C. Steensland, T.G. Spaith

Keeping a library authority file up‐to‐date and therefore authoritative can be a cumbersome task even when the file is maintained in computer‐readable form. When, in…



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