Information Technology and Libraries at 50: The 1980s in Review

Mark Dehmlow


A retrospective review of the 1980s issues of the Journal of Library Automation and Information Technology and Libraries.  Includes some commentary about the past and how it relates to the present in the area of library technology.

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B. Kenney, “Guest Editorial: Old Wine in New Bottles?,” Information Technology and Libraries, 1 no. 1 (March 1982), p. 3.

MaryEllen Sievert, Rosie L. Albritton, Paula Roper, and Nina Clayton, “Investigating Computer Anxiety in an Academic Library,” Information Technology and Libraries 7 no. 3 (September 1988), pp. 243-252.

Tamas E. Doszkocs, “CITE NLM: Natural-Language Searching in an Online Catalog,” Information Technology and Libraries 2 no. 4 (December 1983), p. 364.

Edwin B. Brownrigg, Clifford A. Lynch, and Rebecca Pepper, “Packet Radio for Library Automation,” Information Technology and Libraries 3 no. 3 (September 1984), pp. 229-244.

Vladimir T. Borovansky and George S. Machovec, “Microcomputer Based Faculty-Profile,” Information Technology and Libraries 4 no. 4 (December 1985), pp. 300-305.

William E. Jarvis and Victoria E. Dow, “Integrating Subject Pathfinders into a GEAC ILS: A MARC-Formatted Record Approach,” Information Technology and Libraries 5 no. 3 (September 1986), pp. 213-227.

S. F. Rossouw and C. van Rooyen, “Remote Interactive Online Support,” Information Technology and Libraries 6 no. 4 (December 1987), pp. 311-313.

Paul J. Fasana, “1981 and Beyond: Visions and Decisions,” Journal of Library Automation 13 no. 2 (June 1980), p. 96.



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