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ERIC Number: ED212292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Pages: 91
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Telecommunication Technologies, Networking and Libraries. Proceedings of a Conference on Telecommunication Technologies, Networking and Libraries. (Gaithersburg, MD, June 3, 1977).
Knight, Nancy H., Ed.
Included in these proceedings are edited versions of presentations given at a conference which was designed to provide an overview of some of the major telecommunication developments likely to impact libraries and information centers in the future. Technologies reviewed include slow-scan television, teleconferencing, and videodisc. Other papers discuss technology and standards development for computer network interconnection through hardware and software, particularly packet-switched networks; computer network protocols for library and information service applications; the structure of a national bibliographic telecommunications network; and the major policy issues involved in the regulation or deregulation of the common communications carriers industry. (Author/LLS)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (1981-360-997/1859, $4.75).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Packet Switched Networks; Slow Scan Television
Note: Figures 1, 2 and 3 on pages 44, 46-47 of the original will not reproduce.