Henriette D. Avram

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The automation of libraries is a fairly recent entry to the growing number of areas of applications for computers. Is this an indication that librarians have been resisting advancing technology or could it be that the process of controlling large stores of information is so complex and the hardware, software, and brainware still too limited to cope with(More)
This study explored and described factors involved in the development of information technology standards through a case study of ANSI/NISO Z39.50: Information Retrieval (Z39.50) Application Service Definition and Protocol Specification. The study's goals were: 1) document Z39.50 development, and 2) develop a holistic understanding of that development. The(More)
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