1990 "Cornell University and Xerox joined forced to develop a scanning
workstation that could be used to produce preservation quality printer
facsimilies as a means for addressing the nation's brittle books crisis."
Kenney, A., & Chapman, S. (1996). Digital imaging for libraries
and archives. Ithaca, N.Y. : Dept. of Preservation and Conservation,
Cornell University Library.
Gopher protocol is developed at the University of Minnesota in 1991.
(15 October, 1994). GOPHER IT! Library Journal, 119(17 ).
Reference librarians make use of an electronic listserv called Stumpers
- "devoted to finding the answers to sticky reference questions."
It was developed in 1992 by Anne Feeny, a library student.
Olson, R. (October, 1994). STUMPED REFERENCE LIBRARIANS FIND HELP ON
THE INTERNET. American Libraries, 25 (9).
Wireless was introduced in Public Library in North Little Rock, Arkansas
(probably not the first library it was used in but maybe useful at dating
wifi environment to pre- 2000).
is a group of seven products used together to identify, track, and secure
library materials. An entire 3M system is comprised of self-check systems,
staff workstations, digital library assistants (hand-held devices that
perform inventory functions), security strips, detection systems, book
drop and sorting systems, and digital identification tags.Unvieled in
1999 and Implemented
in The National University of Singapore (NUS) in June 2001.