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ERIC Number: ED352049
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Libraries and Electronic Publishing: Promises and Challenges for the 90's. Festschrift in Honor of Richard M. Dougherty. Proceedings of the International Essen Symposium (14th, Essen, Germany, October 14-17, 1991). Publications of Essen University Library, 14.
Helal, Ahmed H., Ed.; Weiss, Joachim W., Ed.
The goal of the Essen symposium was to bring together internationally recognized librarians and library automation specialists to discuss new developments in electronic publishing. All 16 papers included in this collection were presented at the conference: (1) "Barriers to the Introduction of New Technology" (J. Andrew Braid); (2) "Nudging a Dinosaur in Order To Avoid Library Extinction (Richard M. Dougherty); (3) "Are Libraries Ready for Electronic Document Delivery?" (Johan van Halm); (4) "Electronic Journals and Document Delivery: Chances and Risks" (Ulrich Korwitz); (5) "The Global Library: The Impact of High-Speed Networks on Libraries" (Bonnie Postlethwaite); (6) "Integrated CD-ROM-Retrieval Networks: How To Automate the Post-Processing of Downloaded Export Files" (Christian Heinisch); (7) "Identification of Electronic Documents: The Diversification for Document Supply and Its Consequences for Document Description" (Achim Osswald); (8) "Full Text Imperatives for the National Library of Scotland" (Bernard Gallivan); (9) "Electronic Publishing: Possibilities, Barriers, and Environment in Slovenia and Past Yugoslavia" (Nada Cucnik Majcen); (10) "State of Art and Current Trends in Library Automation in Scandinavia" (Hans-Eric Malmberg and Elisabeth Ehrnstrom); (11) "Libraries and Electronic Publishing: Issues for Academic Library Administrators To Address" (Donna L. McCool and Maureen Pastine); (12) Use of Library Material in Both Paper and Electronic Media in a University Library" (Sigrid Reinitzer); (13) "Information Services for the Public" (Jennifer Walton); (14) "Optical Disk Based Document Delivery at the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress" (Ruth Wust); (15) "Hypermedia in the Library: Design Guidelines Based on Assessment Tests" (Eva Bertha and Erich J. Schwarz); (16) "Conclusions and Comments (Maurice B. Line). The publication also contains an introductory preface; the agenda of the seminar; a list of participants; and a list of participating vendors. (KRN)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Change Strategies, Computer Networks, Copyrights, Electronic Publishing, Financial Support, Higher Education, Information Networks, Library Role, Library Standards, Organizational Change, Preservation, Research Libraries, Technological Advancement, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essen Univ. (Germany). Library.
Identifiers: Electronic Document Delivery; Electronic Text