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4.  New library buildings. Part VIII. The Library of the Health Sciences, University of Illinois at the Medical Center, Chicago. 
The new Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at the Medical Center is described and illustrated. The building was under construction for thirteen months, using phased construction techniques, and opened in October 1973. The library is a self-contained and physically independent building consisting of three levels above ground and one lower level, comprising an area of 130,000 sq. ft. gross and 88,000 sq. ft. net. The building provides space for 350,000 volumes, 1,037 readers, and a staff of 100. The cost of construction was $5,140,500 plus $858,500 for furnishings and equipment. Among the special features are a twenty-four-hour multimedia services department and a full-circulating style book detection system. Included in the article is an evaluation of the library after two years of occupancy.
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PMCID: PMC199260  PMID: 974296
6.  Jargon. 
PMCID: PMC225417  PMID: 2393764
7.  Experience. 
PMCID: PMC225379  PMID: 2328369
8.  Besieged. 
PMCID: PMC227438  PMID: 2758184
9.  Libraries and archives. 
PMCID: PMC227439  PMID: 2758185
10.  Looking backward, 1984-1959: twenty-five years of library automation--a personal view. 
A brief profile of Janet Doe is given. Twenty-five years of library automation are reviewed from the author's point of view. Major projects such as the SUNY Biomedical Communication Network and the Regional Online Union Catalog of the Greater Midwest Regional Medical Library Network are discussed. Important figures in medical library automation are considered, as is the major role played by the National Library of Medicine.
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PMCID: PMC227507  PMID: 6388691
11.  Automation--planning to implementation; the problems en route. 
Once the major decision to automate library processes is made, there are a variety of problems which may be encountered before the planned system becomes operational. These include problems of personnel, budget, procurement of adjunct services, institutional priorities, and manufacturing uncertainties. Actual and potential difficulties are discussed.
PMCID: PMC198969  PMID: 1247703
12.  Continuing education. 
PMCID: PMC197622  PMID: 5146774

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