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Four Options For End User Searching, Carol Tenopir Jul 1986

Four Options For End User Searching, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Focuses on libraries' options for end user searching in the United States. Front-end software; Access to databases.


Library Use Of The Source And Compuserve, Carol Tenopir Apr 1985

Library Use Of The Source And Compuserve, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Focuses on the use of Source and CompuServe services by the U.S. libraries. Categories of services offered by the Source and CompuServe; Reasons for the suspension of Source and CompuServe services by some libraries; Efficiency of the Source and CompuServe in providing valuable information services.


Full‑Text, Downloading, And Other Issues, Carol Tenopir Jun 1983

Full‑Text, Downloading, And Other Issues, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Focuses on issues related to online databases for full-text, downloading and frontend processors on services in U.S. libraries as discussed at National Online Meeting held at New York City in April 1983. Pricing policy for full-text databases; Available full text databases; Role of libraries towards online databases; Factors influencing the downloading.


Introducing Online Search Services Using Videotape, Carol Tenopir, Barbara Bird Oct 1981

Introducing Online Search Services Using Videotape, Carol Tenopir, Barbara Bird

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

The medium of videotape is well suited for introductory presentations about online searching. Several library schools and vendors have created videotaped instructions for novice searchers, but some libraries have now begun to use the medium to produce introductions aimed at potential patrons of their online search services. Reports of several of these presentations are examined in this paper. The library at the University of Hawaii at Manoa produced several videotapes to introduce online search services to their patrons. The problems encountered, uses and potential of these productions are discussed.


Evaluation Of Library Retrieval Software, Carol Tenopir Oct 1980

Evaluation Of Library Retrieval Software, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Many libraries in the near future will be considering purchase of software packages for online retrieval systems. Many of the librarians responsible for the selection of a package will have little experience in the development of software. Guidelines for software evaluation by a librarian with a limited automation background are given.