ERIC Number: ED239657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Information Services. Miscellaneous Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on audiovisual information resources, the history of technical libraries, online legal information, and information technology for schoolchildren, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Continuing Issues in the Provision of Audiovisual Information Resources - An Australian View," in which Paul T. McNally (Australia) discusses the need for guidelines on provision of library nonbook materials, national bibliographic control of audiovisual materials, and copyright law reform to enhance use of nonbook materials for research and study; (2) "Library History and the History of Technology: The British Experience," in which K. W. Humphreys (United Kingdom) describes the history of British library collections containing works on technology and the establishment and development of full-fledged technology libraries under the auspices of national, association, government, academic, corporate, and large public libraries; (3) "The Development of an International On-line Legal Information Service and Its Cooperation with Similar Services," in which Nunn Price outlines the objectives, accomplishments, and problems of EUROLEX, which provides online full-text information on European Community (EC) and United Kingdom law; and (4) "Information Technology for Schoolchildren," in which Jean C. Beck (United Kingdom) describes British projects to introduce schoolchildren to microcomputers and information technology, particularly the Schools Information Retrieval (SIR) Project, which resulted in the development of a microcomputer information retrieval system for use by secondary school students. (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: Australia; EUROLEX; Information Technology; Legal Information; United Kingdom
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983).