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1988 Volume 6, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Common Sense and User Interfaces: Issues beyond the Keyboard

    Walt Crawford

    Discusses issues relating to microcomputer software user interfaces: (1) accessibility; (2) ease of learning versus speed and flexibility; (3) arrogant versus accommodating software; (4) file... More

    pp. 7-16

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  2. Networks: A Review of Their Technology, Architecture, and Implementation

    Larry L. Learn

    This overview of network-related technologies covers network elements, analog and digital signals, transmission media and their characteristics, equipment certification, multiplexing, network types... More

    pp. 19-49

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  3. The ARPANET and DARPA Internet

    Dennis G. Perry

    Reviews the development and growth of the ARPANET, a wide-area packet switching network initiated by the U.S. Department of Defense in 1969. Evolution of the ARPANET into the DARPA (Advanced... More

    pp. 51-62

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  4. MultiLIS Book Exchange Process: A "Shuttle" Approach to Collection Development

    Norman A. Fink & Richard Boivin

    Provides an overview of Quebec's regional library system and the use of the MultiLIS software to manage the collections and resource sharing of remote libraries. The book-related operational... More

    pp. 63-70

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  5. User Interfaces for CD-ROM PACs

    Linda G. Bills & Linda W. Helgerson

    Compares features of user interfaces for CD-ROM public access catalogs by six vendors: (1) Auto-Graphics; (2) Brodart; (3) General Research Corp.; (4) Library Corporation; (5) Library Systems and... More

    pp. 73-115

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