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System Design System Design IST616 Jian Qin
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IST616 - Information Systems 2 Two types of users of library  Two types of users of library  systems systems I n f o r m a t i o n S y s t e m ( C a t a l o g s , i n d e x e s , b i b l i o g r a p h i e s , d i r e c t o r i e s , i n v e n t o r i e s , e t c . ) O r g a n i z a t i o n P r o c e s s i n g R e c e i v i n g A c q u i s i t i o n User Librarians as users General users
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IST616 - Information Systems 3 Scenario 1: author search Scenario 1: author search Find all works by Mary Smith Mary may have many works in the database Mary may have written works with other authors Mary may have edited some works Fields to be searched? How do we deal with the situation when Mary is not  the first author? What user requirements can you summarize from  this scenario? Questions:
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IST616 - Information Systems 4 Scenario 2: subject search Scenario 2: subject search Find all works on  special education A search in ERIC Thesaurus generates:  Academic Accommodations (Disabilities) Access to Education Adapted Physical Education Behavior Modification College School Cooperation Community Based Instruction (Disabilities) Compulsory Education Continuation Students Curriculum Based Assessment Daily Living Skills Developmental Delays Diagnostic Teaching Disabilities Early Intervention Education Educational Cooperation Educational Needs Educational Policy General and Special Education Relationship Gifted A subject may be assigned  to many works; A work may have many  subject terms How can a search retrieve  all works on a subject? Question:
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IST616 - Information Systems 5 Knowledge needed to work with  Knowledge needed to work with  systems (1)  systems (1)  Database Tables, records, fields, data types, value space Relationships between databases, primary keys and  foreign keys, relationship types Queries: Boolean, exact match, wild card match,  proximity match Database and Query Example
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IST616 - Information Systems 6 Knowledge needed to work with  Knowledge needed to work with  systems (2) systems (2) Bibliographic networks OCLC, RLIN Cataloging Holdings information Authority control Retrospective conversion Public services related: Interlibrary loan Database search Regional consortia: Nylink, Illinet, OhioLink, etc.
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2008 for the course IST 616 taught by Professor Qin during the Spring '05 term at Syracuse.

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