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Borovansky, Vladimir


Abstract Vladimir Borovansky, ASU Noble Library Research librarian, joined ASU in May 1968. Interesting stories include:
1) the development of the NOBLE LIBRARY,
2) GOING DIGITAL - progression in the use of digital searching from offline searches to ARPANET to Google,
3), the creation of a Patent Depository Library and
4) an important trait of being a research librarian, i.e., know your audience
Table of Contents 1. Czechoslovakia 1948 ~ 1967 (19 minutes 30 seconds long)
Vladimir, born 1931, discusses growing up in Czechoslovakia during the Russian occupation. He held a variety of jobs ranging from working in a gold mine to managing a metal heat treatment facility. In between the jobs he managed to earn his Ph Dr.
2. ASU Career (20. minutes long)
a. Joining ASU
b. NOBLE LIBRARY (@ 4 minutes, 44 seconds)
c. Patent Depository Library (@ 14 minutes)
d. Career Progression (@ 16 minutes 45 seconds)
3. Research Librarians (@ 11 minutes 36 seconds long)
a. Know your Audience
b. Advice on Entering Field (@ 6 minutes 13 seconds)
4. GOING DIGITAL - progression in the use of digital searching from offline searches to ARPANET to Google, (10 minutes 45 seconds l... (more)
Created Date 2015-02-19
Contributor McIntosh, John (Interviewer) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Buildings / Computers
Series Faculty, Library
Type Moving Image
Extent Czechoslovakia 1948 ~ 1967 (19 minutes 30 seconds long), ASU Career (20. minutes long), Research Librarians (@ 11 minutes 36 seconds long), Going Digital (10 minutes 45 seconds long), This and That (11 minutes long)
Language English
Copyright
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Citation Borovansky, Vladimir. Interview. 19 Feb. 2015. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents. https://repository.asu.edu/items/49430
Note Technical Support
Camera & Sound Recording - Roger Carter
Director - Linda Van Scoy
Video Editor - Barry McNeill
Chair of Video History Project - Dave Scheatzle
Note ARPANET Figure - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arpanet_1974.svg#/media/File:Arpanet_1974.svg
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


  1. Czechoslovakia 1948 ~ 1967
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  2. ASU Career
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  3. Being A Research Librarian
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  4. Going Digital
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  5. This and That
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