ERIC Number: ED239644
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Information Technology Section. Management and Technology Division. Papers
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on information technology, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Automation's Impact on (Information) Users" by Arja-Riitta Haarala (Finland); (2) "Economics and Politics of Information Technology: Some Trends in Its Application to Information for the Professional," in which John R. U. Page (Austria) describes the impact on libraries of online searching and electronic document delivery; (3) "NEWWAVE: The On-Line Cataloguing System of the Royal Library in Brussels" by Guido C. Goedeme and others (Belgium); (4) "Impact of Technology on Librarians," in which George K. Thompson (Switzerland) suggests that technology has created new information requirements, a shift in library role, and the need for librarians who can adjust to constant change; (5) "Advancing Technology: The Secondary Impact on Libraries and Users," in which Donald B. Simpson (United States) looks at the effect of advancing computer and telecommunications technology on library buildings, on the role of libraries in society, and on the preservation of library materials; (6) "Der Einfluss zukunftiger Informationstechniken auf die Beziehung zwischen Mensch und Maschine (The Influence of Future Information Technologies on the Relation between People and Machines)" by W. Heimann (paper in German); (9) "Some Possible Future Effects of Information Technology" by Maurice B. Line (United Kingdom); and (10) "Overview: The Impact of Technology on Libraries," a review by Henriette D. Avram (United States) of the impact of technology on people (both library staff and users) and their environment. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Belgium; Information Technology; Library Users
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983).