CLEVNET’s New “Know It Now” Program: An Around the Clock Online Reference Service

September 18, 2001 0

Kristen Pool Shaker Heights Public Library What is KnowItNow? A unique 24×7 reference service with interactive chat and co-browsing 12 libraries in the CLEVNET system using LSSI* An all-librarian all-the-time public service Training in internet and database use from a librarian Hundreds of answers provided each week since the beginning of June *Library Systems and Services, Inc. , a private company that provides outsourcing services to libraries Come hear: WHAT it takes HOW it works Read More

The Structure of Medical Informatics

July 24, 2001 0

Speaker: Ted Morris Assistant Professor Kent State University School of Library & Information Science/Columbus Campus What is “Medical Informatics”? Is it more than simply “The use of computers in medicine?” What areas of research, practice, and education does Medical Informatics touch, and which touch it? Who needs to know more about Medical Informatics, and why? Ted Morris discusses these and other aspects of Medical Informatics, drawing largely on research conducted for his defended dissertation, The Read More

The Handheld Electronic Book in Historica Perspective

May 15, 2001 0

CO-ASIS&T Annual Meeting and Luncheon Speaker: Martin Jamison Head Information Services at the Education, Human Ecology, Psychology and Social work Library, The Ohio State University The handheld electronic book may represent the latest successful stage in the historical process of text-form evolution. A review of that process demonstrates how today’s e-book takes its place in the ancient pattern of text-form development. Aspen Inn 1200 Chambers Road Columbus, Ohio Pay at the door: $10 or $8 Read More

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