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Magazines > Computers in Libraries > November/December 2004
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Computers in Libraries
VOLUME 24, NUMBER 10 November/December 2004
Computers in Libraries
Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology

This Month: Hip High-Tech


Maximizing Library Storage with High-Tech Robotic Shelving[Full Text]
When a serious need for more book storage coincided with the design phase for a new building, these university librarians were able to buy an automated storage and retrieval system. Here they share the challenges and joys of preparing 300,000 volumes so they could be accessed by machines forevermore.
by Rick AmRhein and Donna Resetar

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Making Over the Desktop and Printing System at Dalhousie
This Canadian library got a complete makeover, from carpets to computers. Staff and vendors both learned a lot along the way, including lessons about setting up and troubleshooting a large network printing system. The "before" and "after" pictures are stunning.
by Terry Nikkel and Ashwin Kutty

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Online Programming Can Be a Library Oasis on the Internet
If you think of the Internet as a desolate place where librarians can't meet patrons' programming needs, then you'll be happy to discover this oasis called OPAL. An innovative group of organizations is using software that lets them hold live online programs where viewers from around the world, abled and disabled, can interact in real time. Initial usage proves that their vision of Online Programming for All Libraries is more than just a mirage.
by Lori Bell and Thomas A. Peters
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The View from the Top Left Corner
Broadband: Engine for Change
by Michael Schuyler

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Building Digital Libraries
Scanning Is Still Hip High-Tech[Full Text]
by Terence K. Huwe

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Online Treasures
New Search Technologies—Will One of These Be the Next Big Thing?
by Janet L. Balas

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The Systems Librarian
Now That It's All Digital, Where Do I Put It? Exploring Data Storage Technologies[Full Text]
by Marshall Breeding

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Editor's Notes
Hip, Hipper, Hippest? [Full Text]
by Kathy Dempsey

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Newsline [Full Text]

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Newsline Reports
ISACSOFT Acquires BiblioMondo to Expand, Diversify
by Marshall Breeding
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Noted & Quoted

Page 48
ask techman
by D. Scott Brandt
Page 50

How to Write for CIL

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Library Tech Connection Page 55
Index to Advertisers Page 56

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