LIS 505 (2004 Winter)
- Presentation Topics
- Graphics programs.
(For creation of original graphics.)
- Photo editing programs.
(For editing photographs after they have been scanned in
or from digital cameras.)
- OCR (Optical Character Recognition).
- HTML editors.
- Cascading Style Sheets
(including editors, such as Balthisar Cascade).
The successor to HTML?
- Web search engines (such as Google and AllTheWeb).
- Graphics cards (video cards).
Including operating costs.
- Desktop publishing.
(For producing print publications
such as pamphlets, newsletters, and magazines.)
- Electronic books.
- Screen recorders (such as SnagIt).
(Hardware for desktop scanning of images or text.)
- Digital cameras.
- Digital video.
- Bibliography managers.
(For keeping indexes of bibliographic references
and producing bibliographies for papers or publications.)
Including downloading capabilities.
- Document delivery systems.
- Information retrieval software.
(For textual data.)
- Image database software.
Including cable and ADSL modems for high speed connections.
- Handheld devices
(such as Palm and Windows CE devices).
Including comparison to desktops.
- Sound cards.
- Removeable media.
(Iomega Zip disks and more recent products.)
- CD-ROM drives.
Including writable types.
- DVD (Digital Video Disk or Digital Versatile Disk).
Including special keyboards and pointing devices.
- Integrated library systems.
- Virtual reference software.
- Indexing software.
- Virus protection.
- Web filtering software.
- E-mail filtering software.
- Speech synthesis.
- Speech recognition.
- Handwriting recognition.
How are they related?
- Adaptive technology for the visually impaired.
- Knowledge management systems.
- Expert systems.
Last updated December 9, 2003.
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Prof. Tim Craven
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Faculty of Information and Media Studies
University of Western
Canada, N6A 5B7