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1996 Volume 14, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Scanning the Past: A Modern Approach to Ancient Culture

    Traianos Gagos

    Describes projects launched in the 1990s (at Duke University and the University of Michigan, for example) that are attempting to digitize images of ancient papyrus collections and to provide... More

    pp. 11-22

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  2. The Rise of the Graphical User Interface

    Alastair D. N. Edwards

    Discusses the history of the graphical user interface (GUI) and the growing realization that adaptations must be made to it lest its visual nature discriminate against nonsighted or sight-impaired ... More

    pp. 46-50

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  3. Universal Access and the ADA: A Disability Access Design Specification for the New UCLA Library Online Information System

    Daniel Hilton Chalfen & Sharon E. Farb

    In light of the compliance requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this article explains adaptive computing technology and its use in the design of a new implementation of ORION, the... More

    pp. 51-56

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  4. Access to Library Internet Services for Patrons with Disabilities: Pragmatic Considerations for Developers

    Courtney Deines-Jones

    Libraries should seek to serve the disabled by accommodating special needs in physical and intellectual access to the Internet. Some possible enhancements include (1) screen magnifiers; (2) voice... More

    pp. 57-64

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  5. Enhancing a New Design for Subject Access to Online Catalogs

    Karen M. Drabenstott

    A study was conducted that used transaction logs to identify the characteristics of the most complex or problematic user queries. Enhancements are recommended in the design of online catalogs that ... More

    pp. 87-109

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  6. Multiple Non-Roman Scripts in ALEPH--Israel's Research Library Network

    Susan S. Lazinger & Judith Levi

    Describes software solutions in the recent efforts of ALEPH, Israel's research library network, to create an online catalog system that could support the Roman, Hebrew, Arabic, and Cyrillic... More

    pp. 111-16

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