ERIC Number: ED239650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Administrative Libraries Section. Special Libraries Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Six papers on the theme, "Administrative Libraries in a Technological World: Past, Present, and Future--A General Stocktaking and a State of the Art Report" focus on West German telecommunications and information technology and the use of data processing and other technological aids in West German administrative libraries. These papers, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Conventional Library Work in Administrative Libraries by Means of Modern Technology and Technical Equipment," in which Peter Schweigler (West Germany) outlines applications of "technical aids," such as photocopying machines and electronic typewriters, to the processes of library administration, acquisitions, cataloging, and to user services; (2) "The Statistical Literature Information System (STALIS) of the Federal Statistical Office as Starting-Point of International Networking," in which Hartmut Rahm (West Germany) describes STATLIS shared cataloging, information retrieval, and document delivery services; (3) "Major Developments in Hardware, Software, and Telecommunications in the Field of Information Storage and Retrieval," by D. Morgenstern (West Germany); (4) "Electronic Data Processing in Administrative Libraries: Opportunities, Effects, and Limitation," by Ernst Kohl (West Germany); (5) "Daten- und Textkommunikationsdienste der Deutschen Bundespost (Data and Text Transmission Services of the German Federal Postal Administration)" by Guntram Kraus (West Germany) (paper in German); and (6) "Interactive Videotex Applications in the Library and Information Field: A Look at the Developing West German Scene" by Gary L. Harris (West Germany). (ESR)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Computer Programs, Computers, Foreign Countries, Government Libraries, Information Networks, Information Processing, International Organizations, Library Associations, Library Equipment, Library Technical Processes, Online Systems, Statistical Data, Telecommunications, Videotex
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Information Technology; West Germany
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983). Some pages will reproduce marginally.