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Tennant, Roy

Overview
Works: 33 works in 101 publications in 3 languages and 2,330 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z678.93.X54, 004.67
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Most widely held works by Roy Tennant
Crossing the Internet threshold : an instructional handbook by Roy Tennant( Book )

39 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook is addressed to people who have access to the Internet and want to learn how to use it and to people who want to teach Internet skills to others. It includes the content of a 14-hour training institute and beginning and advanced level exercises, as well as discussion topics, sample overheads and other materials, and a checklist of reminders for trainers. Introductory materials provide a conceptual framework oriented to users. The easiest methods for using the Internet are explained clearly and concisely and will work, in most cases, for everyone who can log on to an Internet-connected computer. Chapters are designed to stand alone so that users can choose which of the resources they wish to pursue. Topics covered are: (1) information needed by beginners, including a glossary, instructions on getting connected, Internet service providers, and a bibliography; (2) electronic mail, including listservs and electronic journals; (3) Internet remote login (Telnet) and Internet file transfer protocol (ftp); and (4) fact sheets on other resources, such as Archie, Gopher, Hytelnet, Usenet News, and Wide Area Information Servers (wais). Three graphics showing the extent and organization of the network are appended. (Krn)
XML in libraries by Roy Tennant( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents examples of how libraries are using xml (eXtensible Markup Language) to solve problems, expand services, and improve systems. Part I contains papers on using xml in library catalog records: "Updating marc Records with xmlmarc" (Kevin S. Clarke, Stanford University) and "Searching and Retrieving xml Records via the Web" (Theo van Veen, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the Netherlands); Part ii contains one paper on using xml for interlibrary loan: "Improving Interlibrary Loan with xml" (Kyle Banerjee, Oregon State Library); Part iii covers using xml for cataloging and indexing, including the following papers: "Harnessing Oracle and xt for Finding Aid Dissemination and Search" (Leslie Myrick, New York University); "Creating a Unified E-Government Portal Using xml" (Lloyd Sokvitne and Jan Lavelle, State Library of Tasmania); and "Expediting the Work of the Indexer with xml" (Walter Lewis, Gail Richardson, and Geoff Cannon, Halton Hills Public Library, Ontario). Part iv contains the following papers that discuss using xml to build collections: "Using xml To Federate Collections: The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library" (Heidi Schmidt, University of California, San Francisco) and "Publishing Books Online at eScholarship" (Roy Tennant, California Digital Library); Part v contains one paper on using xml in databases: "Building xml Databases with Zope and Castor" (Art Rhyno, University of Windsor, Ontario). Part vi addresses using xml for Data Migration, including the following papers: "Migrating Native Law Cases from html to xml" (Darlene Fichter, University of Saskatchewan Library) and "Transforming Word Processing Documents into xml: Electronic Scholarly Publishing at the University of Michigan" (Brian Rosenblum, University of Michigan). Part vii contains the following papers on using xml for systems interoperability: "Encoding Digital Objects with mets" (Jerome McDonough, New York University) and "Integrating Systems with XML-Based Web Services" (Don Gourley, Washington Research Library Consortium). Each paper lists contacts and World Wide Web links and resources. (Contains an index.) (Mes)
Managing the digital library by Roy Tennant( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical HTML : a self-paced tutorial : includes Macintosh and Windows disks containing practice exercise files by Roy Tennant( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet basics, update 1996 by Roy Tennant( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Lode bibliography : selected materials from the collection of the Columbia College Library by Roy Tennant( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology in libraries : essays in honor of Anne Grodzins Lipow( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and technology on the Internet : an instructional guide by Gail P Clement( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plenary I : building the libraries our users deserve by Roy Tennant( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Tennant addresses the new standards and technologies that offer us opportunities to serve our clientele much better than they have ever been served before
Roy Tennant on the top trends in library systems( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This session discusses some of the latest technological innovations of interest to librarians
The public-access computer systems review, volume 4, 1993 by Charles W Baily( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LIANZA Conference 2007 by Roy Tennant( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming Libraries : General Session II by Texas Library Association Conference( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet basics : ERIC digest by Roy Tennant( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Internet is a worldwide network of computer networks. In the United States, the National Science Foundation Network (NSFNet) serves as the Internet "backbone" (a very high speed network that connects key regions across the country). The NSFNet will likely evolve into the National Research and Education Network (nren) as defined in the High Performance Computing Act of 1991. For the Internet to exist, there must be connections between computers and agreements on how they are to communicate. These connections, which can consist of any of a variety of communication media or methods, are usually established within areas or regions by the particular networking organization with authority or economic interest in that area. The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (tcp/ip) currently defines how Internet computers, from personal computers to mainframes, are to communicate. Electronic mail (e-mail) can be used by two Internet users to exchange messages with each other, distribute messages to a list of subscribers, support electronic discussions, or distribute electronic journals (e-journals). The Telnet facility for remote login enables computer users to establish connections with bibliographic databases, campus information systems of various universities, full-text databases, data files, and other online services. The File Transfer Protocol enables the user to transfer virtually any kind of file that can be stored on a computer from one Internet-connected computer to another. Tools such as Gopher, wais, and World Wide Web make information on the network easier to locate and use. Although the use of NSFNet has been limited to non-profit research and educational uses, dialogues have recently begun about commercialization and privatization of the its infrastructure. (10 references) (bbm)
Technological change as a new tradition by Clifford A Lynch( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pedaling toward survival : technology and the third world by Roy Tennant( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Art and Science of Web Server Management by Roy Tennant( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Creating and maintaining a web server, particularly for a large organization, is both an art and a science. The science of link management, statistical analysis, and error redirection is only a part of what is required of web managers. Additional responsibilities include knowing the information needs of users; data owner support services; training others in web document design and markup; policy formation and enforcement; defining server standards; encouraging creativity; monitoring users; and checking links. This document describes the web manager's responsibilities, and provides instructions on how to customize default error messages and tips for web page referrals and redirection. No web manager is perfect, but those that approach perfection will bring a mix of skills and talents appropriate to the needs of the organization in building effective web systems. (Author/SWC)
Reference 24/7 : high touch or high tech( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Getting started with cloud computing : a LITA guide by Edward M Corrado( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A one-stop guide for implementing cloud computing. Cloud computing can save your library time and money by enabling convenient, on-demand network access to resources like servers and applications. Libraries that take advantage of the cloud have fewer IT headaches because data centers provide continuous updates and mobility that standard computing cannot easily provide, which means less time and energy spent on software, and more time and energy to devote to the library's day to day mission and services. Here, leading LITA experts demystify language, deflate hype, and provide library-specific examples of real-world success you can emulate to guarantee efficiency and savings. Among several features, this book helps you select data access and file sharing services, build digital repositories, and utilize other cloud computing applications in your library. Together, you and the cloud can save time and money, and build the information destination your patrons will love."--Publisher's website
Crossing the Internet threshold : an instructional handbook by Roy Tennant( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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