ERIC Number: ED207538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Proceedings of the Conference: Universities in World Network of Information and Communication (3rd, Dubrovnik, May 20-23, 1980).
Soucek, Branko, Ed.
IRCIHE Bulletin, v6 n1-2 p1-62 1980
The study, exploration, and debate of relations between universities, world information systems, and communication networks seeking to establish a sustainable system to handle recent developments in information and communication, utilizing universities as focal points, was continued at this third annual conference attended by 31 information professionals from eight nations. Commemorative remarks by Tefko Saracevic, Gjuro Dezelic, Neva Silovic, and Robert M. Hayes honored the memory of Dr. Bozo Tezak, the conference founder. A panel discussion exploring the topic of education in the fields of information and communication is summarized in remarks of the major contributors and the closing comments of Robert M. Hayes. A selection of papers presented on a variety of general and specific subjects is included: "Information and Productivity" by Robert M. Hayes; "A 'LINC' between University Library, Information and Computing Services Using Voice Input/Output" by John Hawgood; "Information Measurement Systems" by Sergei Prohorov; "Issues in Distributed Data Base Design" by Abdullah Uz Tansel; and "International Standardisation of Modular University Programmes" by Gustav Thuro. The conference closed with a joint statement noting progress and accomplishments and suggesting directions for future studies and conferences. Lists of resource persons and participants are appended. (RAA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Referral Centre for Information Handling Equipment, Zagreb (Yugoslavia).