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Selected Publications  & Presentations



Hensinger, James Speed et al. BCR Microcomputer Directory Part I, Systems. Denver, CO: Bibliographical Center for Research (1983)

"Label Printing and the M300." Indiana Cooperative Library Services Authority (INCOLSA)/Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC) Cataloging News 25:15-16 (1984).

et al., Library Applications of Microcomputers. Denver, CO: Bibliographical Center for Research (1984).

"Why Things Don't Work: printers and OCLC Character Sets." Library Software Review, 3(4):515-520 (December 1984).

"PC/MS DOS: A La Mode (Part I)." M300 and PC Report 1(3):7-10 (December 1984).

A Glossary of Computerese: Brought To You By the Industry That Bit, Bytes, & Bugs You . Denver, CO: Bibliographical Center for Research (1984). BOOK/MONOGRAPH

"NETWORDs" OCLC Micro 1(1):6-7 (March 1985).

"PC/MS DOS: A La Mode (Part II)." M300 and PC Report 1(4):7-8 (March 1985).

"There are Demos and Demos." OCLC Micro 1(4):4 (September 1985).

"Passion Fruit." OCLC Micro 1(6):8 (December 1985).

"Why & What You Need to Know to Connect a Modem to Your Phone and Your Micro." Online Conference & Exposition, New York (November 4-6, 1985) LECTURE.

"RE: Views, WordPerfect 4.0." OCLC Micro 1(6):24-25 (December 1985).

"Modems & Telecommunications." Brooklyn, NY: Conference Copy, Inc. (1985) LECTURE

"Finding Software to do the Job." Data Processing Management Association (DPMA) Conference, Denver (May 15, 1986) LECTURE.

"When to Flip a Floppy." OCLC Micro 2(3):7 (June 1986)

"Adding Peripherals to Your OCLC M300 Workstation." Small Computers in Libraries (SCIL): Software/Computer Conference & Exposition, Atlanta (March 18-20, 1986) LECTURE.

"Overview of Telecommunications." Library Information Technology Association (LITA) Telecommunications Institute (A Texas Library Association preconference), Ft. Worth (April 7-8, 1986) LECTURE.

"OCLC   E..X..T..E..N..D..E..D Length Data Cables for M300 Workstations." M300 and PC Report 3(5):1-5 (May 1986).

"Micro View of the Year's Micros." Online Conference & Exposition, Chicago (November 3-6, 1986) LECTURE.

"CD-ROM Standards." Kansas Library Association Tri-Conference, Wichita (March 1987) LECTURE.

Printers for Use with OCLC Workstations. Westport, CT: Meckler Publishing (1987). BOOK/MONOGRAPH

"More on DOS Menus." Information Center (September 1987 VOL.III NO.9 p.7) LETTER.

"The 80386 - Will It Improve Your Online Searching?" Online Conference & Exposition, Anaheim (October 20-22, 1987) LECTURE.

"GOfer Allows Quick and Easy Text Retrieval." Database 11(3):119-121 (June 1988).

"AutoSketch, a review." Library Software Review 288-289 (July/August 1988).

"Readability, a review." Library Software Review 293-294 (July/August 1988).

"Laptop Computers: You Can Take Them With You." Online 1295):57-62 (September 1988).

"CD-ROM: An Emerging Technology." High Plains Regional Library System Conference, Estes Park (September 22, 1988) LECTURE.

"Q & A: CD-ROM Vendor Panel Discussion at BCR." Laserdisk Professional 82-84 (November 1988)

"Q & A: What are the Microsoft CD-ROM DOS Extensions?" Laserdisk Professional 84-87 (January 1989).

"Q & A: Using Multiple CD-ROM Databases on One Workstation (Or How to Fool the System)." Laserdisk Professional 83-84 (March 1988).

"Using Multiple CD-ROM Databases on One Workstation (Or How to Fool the System)." OCLC Micro 5(2): 16-17, 19 (April 1989) reprinted from Laserdisk Professional, March 1989).

"Just the FAX, Ma'am." OCLC Micro 5(2):6 (April 1989).

"Q & A: Why are Some CD-ROM Databases Sold as Subscriptions Instead of Outright Purchases?" Laserdisk Professional 83-84 (May 1989).

"AutoSketch, version 1.02." Library Software Review 159-160 (May/June 1989).

"Q & A: Various questions." Laserdisk Professional 110-111 (July 1989).

"KeyNotes Associated Press Stylebook v1.0, a review." Library Software Review 229-230 (July/August 1989).

"Fax History." BCR FaxFair, Denver (May 17, 1989) LECTURE.

"Q & A: Follow up to uses of conflicting device drivers in a CONFIG.SYS File." Laserdisk Professional 84-87 (September 1989).

"Laptop computers: you can take then with you." Online. 12.5 p57 (September 1989) ARTICLE.

"CD-ROM or ONLINE?" Nebraska Library Association, Lincoln (October 26, 1989) LECTURE.

"CD-ROM." Colorado Library Association Preconference, Colorado Springs (November 3, 1989) LECTURE.

"Q & A: How to Limit the Use of Paper by SilverPlatter Disc Users and other various questions." Laserdisk Professional 112-113 (November 1989).

"Do-It-Yourself CD-ROM Installation." Online Conference & Exposition, Chicago (November 7-9, 1989) SEMINAR (repeated 4 times).

Shareware for CD-ROM. Weston, CT. Online, Inc. (November 1989) COMPUTER PROGRAMS (Shareware and public domains software collection for managing CD-ROMs in libraries)

BCR-HELP - BOOKS. Denver, CO: Bibliographical Center for Research (January 1990) COMPUTER PROGRAM (memory resident pop-up help system for MARC tagging of monographs).

"LANs in the Library - Part I." OCLC Micro 6(1):13,23 (February 1990).

"Implementing and Managing CD-ROM in Your Library." School of Library and Information Science, Continuing Education Program: University of Iowa, Iowa city & Ames (March 21 & 23, 1990) SEMINARS.

"Q & A: Various questions." CD-ROM Professional 96-97 (May 1990).

"LANs in the Library - Part II." OCLC Micro 6(2) (April 1990).

"Q & A: Various questions." CD-ROM Professional 88-90 (November 1990).

"Computing in Libraries at The Millennium." South Dakota Library Association. Sioux Falls (October 4, 1990) LECTURE.

"Supporting Employee Computer Literacy." PC Week (October 29, 1990) LETTER.

"Do-it-Yourself CD-ROM Installation." National Online Conference & Exposition, Washington, D.C. (November 5-7, 1990) SEMINAR (repeated 4 times).

"CD-ROM & Local Area Networks: A Unholy Alliance?" A preconference of the AMIGOS Bibliographic Council, Dallas (May 8, 1991) LECTURE.

"Sometimes You Have to Lie to Your computer: DOS 5.0 and PASSPORT." OCLC Micro 7(6) (December 1991).

"CD-ROM LANS and WANs: What's the Difference?" A LITA Seminar at the American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco (June 28, 1992) SPEAKER & REACTOR.

"CD-ROMs and Reference Service: The Promise and the Challenge." Mountain Plans Library Association and Wyoming Library Association Joint Conference, Cheyenne (October 1, 1992) LECTURE.

"Planning for the Next Ten Years with CD-ROM." A preconference of the Iowa Library Association Annual Conference, Waterloo (October 7, 1992) LECTURE.

"Recycle an OCLC M300? or breaking up is hard to do" OCLC Micro 8(6) p. (December 1992).

Cooperative Automation Planning for the Ottawa, Kansas, Libraries Denver, CO: Bibliographical Center for Research (1993) BOOK/MONOGRAPH.

SYSINFO Denver, CO: Bibliographical Center for Research (1993). COMPUTER PROGRAM (A utility program that inventories and prints a PC's configuration information.)

"Multi-Media and Library Services." Wyoming Library Association Annual Convention, Gillette (October 7, 1994) LECTURE.

"Multimedia: A Step Beyond CD-ROM." Nevada Library Association/Mountain Plains Library Association Joint Conference, Incline Village, Nevada (October 28, 1994) LECTURE.

SYSINFO2: A System Status Reporting Utility Program Denver, CO: Bibliographical Center for Research (1995) COMPUTER PROGRAM (A utility program that inventories and prints a PC's configuration information and creates an emergency boot disk with copies of the system's critical DOS, Windows and OCLC configuration files.)

"Using the Web to automate marketing and customer service for a global community." 21st Annual National Online Meeting &; IOLS 2000, New York (May 16-18, 2000) PAPER.

"Cost Effective Acquisition and use of E-Book Collections." Montana Library Association Annual Conference, Great Falls, (April 25, 2002) LECTURE.

"Ariel & Prospero." Montana Library Association Annual Conference, Great Falls, (April 25, 2002) LECTURE.

"John Speed (1551/2 - 1629)." Rocky Mountain Map Society, Denver, (February 8, 2005) LECTURE.

"What does it feel like to be bitten by a black widow spider?" Quora.com, (May 22, 2012) ARTICLE.

"What is the most amazing photograph you have ever taken? Vietnam long exposure photo." Quora.com, (April 23, 2013) PHOTOGRAPH & ARTICLE.

"Long Exposure Photos of Gunfire at Night (A Memorial Day Memory)." PetaPixel, (May 27, 2013) PHOTOGRAPHS & ARTICLE.

"Astonishing Vietnam War Photos." James Speed Hensinger Rex Features Syndication (June 28, 2013) PHOTOGRAPHS & ARTICLE.

"Astonishing Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U.S. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp." Daily Mail, London (June 29, 2013) PHOTOGRAPHS & ARTICLE.

"Deleted Scenes: A Night Firefight." National Geographic: Your Shot, (October 2, 2013) PHOTOGRAPHS & QUOTES.

"Capturing Conflict on Film." , (July 4, 2013) PHOTOGRAPHS & QUOTES.

"Heavy Response." James Speed Hensinger Marietta, The Magazine of Marietta College, OH, pp. 16-20 (Fall 2013) PHOTOGRAPHS & ARTICLE.

"[Vietnam night gunfire photo #218]" James Speed Hensinger. 18"x24" full color poster; Limited Edition (250 copies); 82nd Airborne Division / Operation Christmas Stocking (children's charity), (February 2014) PHOTOGRAPH.

"VIETNAM: MY EXPERIENCE James Speed Hensinger - Army." Stars & Stripes, (February 10, 2015) PHOTOGRAPH & ARTICLE.

"23rd Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association 2016 Calendar." Acclaim Press, PO Box 238, Morley, MO 63767, (August 2015); ISBN 9781942613046; FOUR PHOTOGRAPHS.

"The American Dream: Reality and Illusion 1945-1980 / Mark Stacey." [Vietnam night gunfire photo #218 James Speed Hensinger.] , Oxford University Press (2015) / British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data 978-0-19-835455-0; PHOTOGRAPH.

"PhotoViz - Visualizing Information Through Photography / Edited by Nicholas Felton, Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten."   Chapter title: "FIRE AND BRIMSTONE - Nighttime gun fire and tracers documented by long exposures." / 240p. /   Gestalten, Mariannenstrasse 9-10 10999 Berlin, Germany. (Mar/Apr 2016); ISBN 9783899556452; OCLC 935690680; PHOTOGRAPHS & ARTICLE.

"That Damn Flag."   Veterans Writing Initiative - Boulder, Colorado - November 20, 2016 - SHORT STORY (VIDEO 2:41).

"A Summer Evening."   Veterans Writing Initiative - Boulder, Colorado - November 20, 2016 - SHORT STORY (VIDEO 6:23).

"April 1970 Trying to kill a sniper; an entire Army base versus a lone Viet Cong. Alex Arbuckle" Mashable, (April 29, 2017) PHOTOGRAPHS & ARTICLE.

"That Damn Flag."   "Still Coming Home" ANTHOLOGY - Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book - Denver, Colorado - 2018 - ISBN: 9780964 356016 - SHORT STORY and FIVE (including front cover) PHOTOGRAPHS.

"Dog Tags. Phu Cat. "Get a Haircut, Shithead!""   "Charlie Mike: an Anthology of Military Life" ANTHOLOGY - Fort Collins, CO, 2023 - ISBN: 9798218277901 - Three SHORT STORIES and a joke plus PHOTOGRAPHS.

"Anti-sniper Duster Night Gun Fire (p. 88)."   "M42 Duster Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Vehicle" by David Doyle - Schiffer Military, Atglenn, PA - 2024 - ISBN: 978-0-7643-6782-3 - PHOTOGRAPH.

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