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1 Ogburn, Joyce L.Bit by bit: CAUSE, The Association for the Management of Information Technology in Higher EducationBit by Bit column: "A few columns ago we wrote about EDUCOM, an important player in the education and computing arenas. This column describes CAUSE, another player in this arena, which is probably less well known than EDUCOM."Information Technology, management; Academic Libraries, information technology; Computing and information technologies, evaluation1991-11
2 Breznay, Ann Marie; Haas, Leslie M.Checklist for starting and operating a digital reference deskSUMMARY. This article explores digital reference and offers practical advice to those interested in implementing a digital reference desk in their library. Digital/chat/online reference services are defined and practical guidelines on staffing, selecting and troubleshooting hardware and software...Online reference; Chat reference; Digital reference2003-11
3 Ogburn, Joyce L.Organizing acquisitions: the Yale University experienceThe acquisition of materials for large research library collections is a complex process requiring large numbers of staff and highly developed management skills. Even in the best of times it is easy for this complicated process to be less than effective. When faced with budget cuts, staff layoffs, o...Acquisitions; Research libraries; Library management1992-12
4 Silverman, Randall H.J. J. Audubon & 19th century color printingIn 1826, the first hand-colored proofs of John James Audubon's double elephant folio edition of The Birds of America were pulled in Edinburgh, Scotland. His life-sized Wild Turkey was among them, transforming the 41 year old naturalist's "innate desire to acquire a thorough knowledge of the birds o...John James Audubon; Copperplate; Lithograph1994
5 Arlitsch, KenningFuture leaders' views on organizational cultureResearch libraries will continue to be affected by rapid and transformative changes in information technology and the networked environment for the foreseeable future. The pace and direction of these changes will profoundly challenge libraries and their staffs to respond effectively. This paper pres...Organizational culture2009
6 Silverman, Randall H.Gibbs Smith: progressive publisherThere is a country twang reverberating in the national blood stream at the moment. Resurgent interest in the American West has mainstreamed country music, drawn ever-larger crowds to the Buffalo Bill and Gene Autry museums, and landed Clint Eastwood two Oscars for his Unforgiven in 1992.Peregrine Press; Electronic pre-press; Western culture1994
7 Ogburn, Joyce L.Exploring the contributions of the academic library to student learningMost recently, as part of our multiyear Value of Academic Libraries Initiative, ACRL joined with three partners ? the Association for Institutional Research, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Council of Independent Colleges ? to convene two national summits in late 2011. The...2011
8 Ogburn, Joyce L.Bit by bit: communicating voucher information to the accounting department from automated library systems(pt. 2)Bit by Bit column: "This is the second of a two-part article. Part 1 (ATG Feb. 1991) presented some general considerations about the value of the automation process, the time and effort saved and the improved accuracy achieved by eliminating redundant data entry. Part II will present the rudiments o...Library automation; Library information systems; Library acquisitions1991-06
9 Perfect journey: WordPerfect helping the world communicateCan you imagine how difficult communication would be if the telecommunications industry had not adopted open industry standards on a global basis? As it is now, you don't have to know how the PBX system works in order to make a telephone call. You just pick up the phone and dial the number. That's h...Text editing; Interactive word processing1994
10 Silverman, Randall H.Towards a national disaster response protocolSince the Florence flood of November 4, 1966, the concept of an organized disaster response for cultural property has been a focus for conservators. In 1976, a decade after the Arno River had retreated from Florence's museums, libraries, and historic churches, a Library of Congress planning confere...Emergency; Property; Preservation2006
11 Anderson, Richard BryanThe crisis in research librarianship2011
12 Kraus, Peter L.Francis Carroll, Good and wise measure: the search for the Canadian-American boundary, 1783-1842A Good and Wise Measure is not only a groundbreaking historical work; it is also a delight to those who work in the area of cartography, maps, or government documents in libraries. The author makes extensive use of original source material and numerous obscure resources. Simply put, this book can se...2003
13 Landesman, Margaret M.Millenium minutes (comment)In 1969, I left grad school and a job at the Stanford Library and followed my almost-husband to the University of Utah, where I became Head of the Library of Congress Card Order Section, a "Sub-professional." (The more sensitive librarians referred to us as "Para-professionals.") As at Stanford, we ...Librarianship; Librarians2000-12
14 Silverman, Randall H.Litany of "terrible, no good, very bad" things that can happen after the disasterThis paper summarizes post-disaster dangers that can threaten the well-being of recovery workers. These include the structural stability of damaged buildings, electrical risks, the presence of hazardous materials and collections in the work area, and biological hazards. Issues that need to be assess...Library materials, Conservation and restoration; Emergency management; Disaster relief, Research2004-05-21
15 Silverman, Randall H.Inconvenient legacyThe role of research libraries is to preserve the long-term memory of humankind. Straddling competing interests, they strive to provide unimpeded access to scholarly books while maintaining those same volumes in perpetuity. In practice, these ?Ç£bastions of knowledge?Ç¥ lean toward pragmatic mai...Research libraries; Preservation; Book repair2007
16 Kraus, Peter L.Boys from the Brooklyn Museum venture to ZionThe Brooklyn Museum is the second largest museum in New York City, and one of the largest in the United States. Although now known primarily as an art museum, prior to the Second World War, the Museum pursued an aggressive acquisition policy in the field of Natural History and Archeology. Various me...Naturalist; Engelhard, George P.; Entomology2008
17 Silverman, Randall H.Small, not insignificant: a specification for a conservation pamphlet binding structureThe pamphlet binding is often regarded as an insignificant or ephemeral book structure, which has received little attention over the years in the professional bookbinding literature. An attitude prevails that a bookbinder capable of executing sophisticated and detailed bookbindings need only apply ...1987
18 Ogburn, Joyce L.Acquiring minds want to know: cloth - paper-still, an issueAcquiring Minds Want to Know column: "In the last issue of Against the Grain, I presented some ideas about the possible assumptions about obligations that underlie the scholarly paperback market. This article gets a little more practical and presents some figures from Yale for your consideration."Books, paperback; Books, hardback; Acquisitions, libraries1994-11
19 Silverman, Randall H.Importance of permanenceColor, opacity, weight, texture, printability, and permanence - the choice of paper is critical to any successful printing job and can spell the difference between a satisfied customer and one you'll never see again. Paper is an organic material and as such begins breaking down from the moment of i...Paper; Acid free; Alkaline paper1992
20 Sorensen, Justin BruceGeoreferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 042 (.zip file)This zip file contains a .jgw, .jpg, .jpg.aux.xml and .jpg.ovr representing a single georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Salt Lake City, 1950. The downloaded and opened zip file is accessible for viewing in ArcGIS and other GIS software systems. Multiple zip files c...data modeling; GIS; ArcGIS; Google Earth; historic GIS2013
21 Sorensen, Justin BruceGeoreferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 037 (.zip file)This zip file contains a .jgw, .jpg, .jpg.aux.xml and .jpg.ovr representing a single georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Salt Lake City, 1950. The downloaded and opened zip file is accessible for viewing in ArcGIS and other GIS software systems. Multiple zip files c...data modeling; GIS; ArcGIS; Google Earth; historic GIS2013
22 Sorensen, Justin BruceGeoreferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 029 (.zip file)This zip file contains a .jgw, .jpg, .jpg.aux.xml and .jpg.ovr representing a single georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Salt Lake City, 1950. The downloaded and opened zip file is accessible for viewing in ArcGIS and other GIS software systems. Multiple zip files c...data modeling; GIS; ArcGIS; Google Earth; historic GIS2013
23 Sorensen, Justin BruceGeoreferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 028 (.zip file)This zip file contains a .jgw, .jpg, .jpg.aux.xml and .jpg.ovr representing a single georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Salt Lake City, 1950. The downloaded and opened zip file is accessible for viewing in ArcGIS and other GIS software systems. Multiple zip files c...data modeling; GIS; ArcGIS; Google Earth; historic GIS2013
24 Sorensen, Justin BruceGeoreferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 048 (.zip file)This zip file contains a .jgw, .jpg, .jpg.aux.xml and .jpg.ovr representing a single georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Salt Lake City, 1950. The downloaded and opened zip file is accessible for viewing in ArcGIS and other GIS software systems. Multiple zip files c...data modeling; GIS; ArcGIS; Google Earth; historic GIS2013
25 Sorensen, Justin BruceGeoreferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 044 (.zip file)This zip file contains a .jgw, .jpg, .jpg.aux.xml and .jpg.ovr representing a single georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Salt Lake City, 1950. The downloaded and opened zip file is accessible for viewing in ArcGIS and other GIS software systems. Multiple zip files c...data modeling; GIS; ArcGIS; Google Earth; historic GIS2013
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