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Harvesting information from a library data warehouse

Information technology and libraries [March 2000]


Copyright (c) 2000 Library Information and Technology Association

Abstract: Data warehousing technology has been defined by John Ladley as "a set of methods, techniques, and tools that are leveraged together and used to produce a vehicle that delivers data to end users on an integrated platform." This concept has been applied increasingly by industries worldwide to develop data warehouses for decision support and knowledge discovery. In the academic sector, several universities have developed data warehouses containing the universities'' financial, payroll, personnel, budget, and student data. These data warehouses across all industries and academia have met with varying degrees of success. Data warehousing technology and its related issues have been widely discussed and published. Little has been done, however, on the application of this cutting edge technology in the library environment using library data.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Information technology and libraries
Publication Info:Volume 19 Number 1
Issue:March 2000
Publisher:Library Information and Technology Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Siew-Phek T. Su ( is the Associate Chair of the Central Bibliographic Services Section, Resource Services Department, University of Florida Libraries, and Ashwin Needamangala ( is a graduate student at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Florida.
Subject: Geospatial data
Record Number:8533
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00