by Kathy Dempsey
Information Management and Legal Issues
Are Highlights of InfoToday 2002
by Elisabeth Winter
of Personal Computing Space
In the mid-'90s, Microsoft,
Sun Microsystems, and Apple each made predictive videos depicting a future
of ubiquitous, secure, and seamless access to data by the year 2011. We
may not be there yet, but we are getting closer, as former CIL editor
Eric Flower demonstrates in his annual industry review.
by Eric Flower
Your PC's 'Hood': a Primer for Today's Machines
When was the last time
you popped the hood on a brand-new PC and took stock of its inner workings?
Read this crash course to brush up on the newest models, features, and
options available in today's machines before you take any "test drives."
by Li Chen and Joyce
Invisible Fences: a Shocking Theory
for Re-Examining Work Flow
According to this former
training consultant, many of the work-flow processes that librarians use
are based on the demands and restrictions of their old automation systems.
He tells you how, when the boundaries imposed by your old system are lifted,
to make a run for it!
by Corey Seeman
by Jonelle Guy
AND SERVICE DIRECTORY
Services by Category
Do you need to know
who sells software or security devices, where to go to buy databases, or
which companies can help you with MARC record formatting? Turn to the category
you're interested in and you'll see the major providers of the hardware,
software, information, supply, or service. There are over 250 categories
in five areas:
|Products and Services by Vendor
With all the recent
changes and mergers in our industry, are you curious about exactly what
each vendor sells these days? Look up today's vendors here and find
Services by Brand Name
If you know a product
by name but can't recall the supplier or manufacturer, check here to find
it. All respondents' brand names are listed alphabetically.
Do you need help meeting
your networking needs? Are you considering retrofitting your library building
to meet new technology requirements? Find the expertise you're looking
for through this directory of people and companies that provide consulting
services to libraries.
This section comprises
an up-to-date, alphabetized directory of companies that do business with
the library market. Where available, we've added e-mail and Web addresses
to the phone, fax, and regular street address information.
The 2002 Computers
in Libraries Buyer's Guide and Consultants Directory has been compiled
by Jonelle Guy.
Tech Connection [PDF]