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ERIC Number: ED082797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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Open Conference on Information Science in Canada, Proceedings (1st, Montebello, Quebec, May 14 & 15, 1973).
Mauerhoff, Georg R., Comp.
The papers presented at the first Canadian conference on information science are presented in this volume. Six presentations were given under the general topic of research: Research into Privacy and Data Banks, Communications Knowledge Software Industry for Canada, Census Data Access and Statistical Information Management, Communication System Habitability: The Need for Behavioural Research, FABS (Formulated Abstracting): An Experiment in Regularized Content Description, and I.F. Thesaurus of Building Science and Technology. The subject of education included: Education for Information Science: An Apologia and an Introduction, National Goals for the Education and Training of Personnel for a National System for Scientific and Technological Information, Data--The Missing Link in the Evolution of Library Science Curricula, Teacher Education in Information Systems Utilization, and Laval University's Experience with Data Bases. Papers on technology are: Computer Communications in Canada, Communications and the Wired City, Modularity - Microform and Microcomputers, A Hybrid Interactive Search System, Optical Character Recognition in Information Processing, A UDC Water Thesaurus/Concordance: Development and Use, and An Urban and Regional Information System, as Applied to the Eastern Townships Region, Province of Quebec. Four papers are also included on policy and information networks in Canada. (SJ)
Descriptors: Communications, Conference Reports, Education, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Information Science, Information Scientists, Information Systems, Library Education, Policy, Research, Technology
Canadian Association for Information Science, Box 158, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ($10.00)
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Authoring Institution: Canadian Association for Information Science, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada