Automating information overload

Leonard A. White
1997 Proceedings of the 25th annual ACM SIGUCCS conference on User services are you ready? - SIGUCCS '97  
Introduction ABSTRACT University departments create, receive, and process large amounts of information every week A challenge in any office is storing this information in a way that allows easy access for users and quick, ejj5cient retrieval of desired elements. More and more relevant information is entirely digital, needing to be shuJ4'ed into large, expanding databases. With the rapid development of the World Wide Web over the last two years into an accessible and versatile medium of high
more » ... d communication, new options have emergedfor how we manage information. The Web has already become a significant medium for University departments, many relying on Web publishing as their primary avenue to communicate about courses, events, and other campus news. Departments are now becoming interested in having their Web pages collect information front their potentially huge user community, without requiring a large staff overhead Being able to serve this emerging need may be an important role for campus technical training and support organizations. We can now create Web interfaces that directly access our already existing databases. Our gain is twofold: The cross-platform and distributed access power of the Internet strengthens our service capabilities and enables the interactivity and responsiveness our departments need. Java Information
doi:10.1145/266064.266165 dblp:conf/siguccs/White97 fatcat:z22sp3r54nh6vkqemqibzsftve