ERIC Number: ED207566
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
An Overview of Library Networking in Virginia.
Hubbard, William J., Ed.
Intended to provide background information for a special advisory commission created by the state legislature to study the desirability of a state library networking system, this series of 12 papers prepared by the staff librarians of the Virginia State Library summarizes the workings of various network programs, techniques for implementing them, and what has been done in other states as well as Virginia. The topics are "What Is a Library Network and What Can It Do?""Network Architecture,""The Role of Utilities in Library Networking,""Network Economic Considerations,""Union Catalogs,""Interlibrary Loan Center,""Staff Development,""Cooperative Buying,""Delivery Systems,""Centralized Processing,""Reference and Referral Centers," and "Suggested Virginia Plan for Networking." (RAA)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Library, Richmond.