Michael D. Cooper

Michael D. Cooper

Professor Emeritus

School of Information

University of California, Berkeley

102 South Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-4600
Voice: (510) 642-1692
Fax: (510) 642-5814
Email: cooper atnospam ischool.berkeley.edu

Research Interests:

Analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of information systems; database management systems; computer performance monitoring and evaluation; and library automation. Recent research includes analysis of usage patterns of Web-based information retrieval systems, analysis of electronic document management systems, cost tradeoff's in the use of electronic vs. paper copies of journals, mathematical models of user behavior with office information systems, analysis of the costs of storage of library materials, and economic trends in academic libraries. My monograph on the Design of Library Automation Systems combines a conceptual approach to developing catalogs, circulation systems, acquisitions systems, and serials control systems with software that lets the reader understand the concepts by building on the software tools I have developed.

My Resume:

Information on Library Automation Software:

Information on downloading the Library Automation Toolkit Version 2.0 associated with my book Cooper, Michael D. Design of Library Automation Systems: File Structures, Data Structures, and Tools. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1996. ISBN 0-471-13884-3, 638pp.

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Michael D. Cooper
cooper atnospam ischool.berkeley.edu
102 South Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-4600

Updated: March 3, 2015