ERIC Number: ED206292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May
Reference Count: 0
Overview of Computerized Library Networking in Canada. Canadian Computerized Bibliographic Centre Study Background Paper. 1979-05-10.
Duchesne, R. M.; And Others
Conducted to review the present status of computerized bibliographic centers in Canada and to report on the most effective means of promoting computerized library network development in that country, this study summary of the findings of seven substudies (1) describes the salient features of 20 Canadian and United States centers; (2) reviews major options relating to the development of a computerized national location service system, as well as technological and cost trends bearing on library and information services networking in Canada; (3) summarizes the principal findings and conclusions of three studies dealing with more general aspects of network management and with the funding of network related research and development in Canada; and (4) summarizes the report compiled from externally submitted briefs concerning the role of the National Library of Canada. (FM)
Descriptors: Databases, Foreign Countries, Information Centers, Information Networks, Information Retrieval, Information Systems, Library Automation, Library Networks, Library Technical Processes, National Libraries, Online Systems, Research Reports
Canadian Minister of Supply and Services, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Cat. No. SN3-135/1980E).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Library of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).