ERIC Number: ED351034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
National Information Policies for the Asia Oceania Region. Proceedings of the General Assembly and Congress of the International Federation for Information and Documentation Commission for Asia and Oceania (11th, Seoul, Korea, October 29-31, 1990).
Dickson, Ian, Ed.; Dwyer, Lisa, Ed.
The 18 papers presented at this conference address national information policies, information for industry, and electronic publishing. The titles of the papers are as follows: (1) "Industrial Information Policies of Developing Countries" (keynote address, Sung Jin Choi); (2) "National Information Policy. Current Trends and Issues--an Australian Experience" (Lawrence Tam and Ian Dickson); (3) "An Information Policy for Hong Kong" (Barry Burton); (4) "A National Information Policy for Indonesia" (B. Sudarsono); (5) "The National Information Policy in Japan" (Nagao Hagiya); (6) "Formulating a National Policy on Library and Information Services in Malaysia" (Oli Hamid); (7) "Papua New Guinea--Case for a National Information Policy?" (Margaret Obi); (8) "A Brief Introduction to National Scientific and Technical Information Policy in China" (Zhang Fenglou); (9) "National Information Policy and the Progress of a National Information System in Thailand" (Nongphanga Chitrakorn); (10) "Changes to Information Demands and Activity in Scientific and Technical Information in USSR's New Economic Situation" (Oleg Shatberashvili and D. Alelishvili); (11) "The Computer versus the Human Brain" (Jacob Leev); (12) "Information for Industry in Thailand" (Nongphanga Chitrakorn); (13) "Information for Industry: The Australian Scene in 1990" (Susan Harvey); (14) "Information for Industry: Definitions, Clarifications and Needs" (Eliahu Hoffman); (15) "Information Dissemination in a Large Industrial Plant" (David Elazar); (16) "National Information Policy--the Availability of CJK (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) Records in the Australian National Bibliographic Network" (invited paper, Geza Kosa); (17) "Electronic Publishing--Status, Trends and Prospects" (Ian Dickson); and (18) "Electronic Publishing in Japan--A Review in 1990" (Naito Eisuke). Also included are the welcoming and opening addresses, recommendations and resolutions passed at the conference, and a list of 14 national delegates representing 11 countries. (KRN)
Descriptors: Databases, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Electronic Publishing, Foreign Countries, Industry, Information Dissemination, Information Services, Information Technology, International Cooperation, National Programs, Non Roman Scripts, Policy Formation, Scientific and Technical Information, Technological Advancement, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation for Information and Documentation, Victoria (Australia). Commission for Asia and Oceania.
Identifiers: Asia; Information Policy; International Federation Info and Documentation; Oceania