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ERIC Number: ED370535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 386
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-3-922602-18-5
ISSN: ISSN-0931-7503
Resource Sharing: New Technologies as a Must for Universal Availability of Information. International Essen Symposium (16th, Essen, Germany, October 18-21, 1993). Festschrift in Honor of Hans-Peter Geh.
Helal, Ahmed H., Ed.; Weiss, Joachim W.
This proceedings includes the following papers presented at the 16th International Essen Symposium: "Electronic Resource Sharing: It May Seem Obvious, But It's Not as Simple as it Looks" (Herbert S. White); "Resource Sharing through OCLC: A Comprehensive Approach" (Janet Mitchell); "The Business Information Network: Improving European Enterprise through Resource Sharing" (Sheila Corrall); "Cooperative Acquisition and New Technologies for Resource Management and Resource Sharing: An American Model" (Suzanne Fedunok and Sharon Bonk); "Information Networking Issues and Initiatives: The North Texas Experience" (Mary M. Huston and Robert Skinner); "Evaluating Electronic Resources: A Study Using Three Concurrent Methods" (Beth Sandore and Kathleen Ryan); "IT and Resource Sharing in Scottish Libraries together with a Note on Image Compression Standards" (Bernard Gallivan); "The Consortium of Academic Libraries in Manchester (CALIM): Strategic and Development Planning of a New Consortium" (John Blunden-Ellis); "Information Networking in the Nordic Countries: A Swedish Perspective" (Goran Skogmar); "The Nordic SR-net Project: Implementation of the SR/Z39.50 Standards in the Nordic Countries" (Jan A Laegreid); "New Developments in Standard Numbering" (Hartmut Walravens); "The Philosophical and Practical Dimensions of Resource Sharing" (David R. McDonald); "Resource Sharing in a Changing Library Environment: Strategies and Policies in a Canadian Research Library" (Frances K. Groen); "The International Library Market for CD-ROM Publications" (Klaus G. Saur); "Group on Electronic Document Interchange (GEDI): International Co-operation for the Electronic Exchange of Documents" (David Buckle); "Retrospective Conversion of Catalogues in European Co-operative Systems" (Michael McLellan); "Fuzzy Logic: Is It a Better Bibliographical Retrieval Method for End-Users?" (Peter Ahrens); "Advances in OPACs in Europe: An Overview" (Gitte Larsen); "Improving Data Quality in an OPAC from the '70s" (Sten Hedberg); "Integrating Images into the OPAC: Issues in Distributed Multimedia Libraries" (Jack Bazuzi and Ruth Wust); "An Image Is not an Object: But It Can Help" (David L. Austin); and "Conference Summary" (Kate T. Noerr). Most of the papers contain references. Abstracts only of the following two papers are contained: "High Performance CD-ROM Network Computing" (Gerold Ritter) and "New Ways for the Delivery of Information: IT, Networks, SGML, Multimedia and So on" (Arnoud de Kemp). The seminar agenda, lists of participants and participating vendors, and an index are also included. (MES)
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essen Univ. (Germany). Library.
Identifiers: Business Information; Canada; Document Delivery; Europe; Festschrift; OCLC; United States