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1991 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Humanities Research in the 90s: What Scholars Need; What Librarians Can Do

    Marcia Pankake

    Offers suggestions for librarians to meet the needs of humanities researchers. Topics discussed include types of materials humanists use; how scholars work; computerized information sources; the... More

    pp. 9-15

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  2. Habits of Humanists: Scholarly Behavior and New Information Technologies

    Stephen E. Wiberley

    Reviews studies of humanists' use of information and discusses three characteristics of the behavior of humanists in relation to trends in the application of new information technologies to the... More

    pp. 17-21

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  3. Information Access in the Humanities: Perils and Pitfalls

    Geraldene Walker & Steven D. Atkinson

    Describes a study that investigated subject retrieval in a group of humanities databases. Scatter by subject field and type of search term is discussed, the effectiveness of natural language and of... More

    pp. 23-34

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  4. Computers and Music Studies of Today

    David Crawford

    Discusses the use of computers in music and music education. Topics discussed include the use of computers to assist in music composition and performance; changing employment opportunities for... More

    pp. 35-43

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  5. Retrieving Images Verbally: No More Key Words and Other Heresies

    Jocelyn Penny Small

    Describes the development of a system to retrieve images for an international project that is producing a pictorial dictionary of classical mythology, the Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae... More

    pp. 51-60

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  6. The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae: Classics and the Computer

    Theodore F. Brunner

    Discussion of electronic resources in the humanities highlights the history and development of the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, an electronic data bank of ancient Greek literature from the classical ... More

    pp. 61-67

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  7. High Density Data Storage, the SONY Data DiscMan Electronic Book, and the Unfolding Multi-Media Revolution

    John Kountz

    Description of high density data storage (HDDS) devices focuses on CD-ROMs and explores their impact on libraries, publishing, education, and library communications. Highlights include costs;... More

    pp. 77-90

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