ERIC Number: ED233707
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Information Technology on Screen: New Approaches in Viewdata, Teletext and Cable. Proceedings of the Joint One Day Seminar held by Aslib/Institute of Information Scientists/Library Association at the Polytechnic of the South Bank (November 8, 1982). LA Conference Proceedings Series in Library Automation: 2.
Library Association, London (England).
The most important developments now taking place or being planned are emphasized in this collection of eight papers on the emerging aspects of information technology. In addition to an introduction by Ric Foot and a keynote address by John Butcher, the specific papers are as follows: (1) "Telesoftware as Part of the Knowledge Network," by John Radcliffe, Executive Producer, British Broadcasting Corporation Literacy Project; (2) "Cable," by Frank Hall, Managing Director, Visionhire Cable Ltd. and Visionhire Communications Ltd.; (3) "Optical Video Discs," by Paul Bradley, Program Manager, Philips Laser Vision Systems; (4) "Teletext," by David Wilson, Manager, BBC Teletext; (5) "West Midlands Residential Viewdata Project," by Pat Montague, Director/General Manager, The Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd.; (6) "Private Viewdata," by Geoff Hutt, Systems Development Manager, British Leyland Systems Ltd.; (7) "Teleshopping," by David Bird, Group Computer Consultant, Great Universal Stores; (8) "Information on Britain on Prestel," by David Barr, Manager, Information Services, British Tourist Authority. Appendices provide authors' biographical notes and a list of seminar organization committee members. (LMM)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Cable Television, Computer Literacy, Computer Programs, Foreign Countries, Home Programs, Information Networks, Information Services, Marketing, Tourism, Videodisc Recordings, Videotex
Oryx Press, 2214 North Central at Encanto, Phoenix, AZ 85004 ($12.00 per copy).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library Association, London (England).
Identifiers: British Broadcasting Corporation; Great Britain; Information Technology; Prestel