ERIC Number: ED227865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
International Federation of Library Associations General Conference, Montreal 1982. Official Opening Statements and Speeches. Plenary Session I and II. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Official opening statements and papers on networking and the development of information technology which were presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) opening speeches by Else Granheim (IFLA president) and Kenneth H. Rogers (UNESCO Representative); (2) "The Importance of Networks Within the Present Context of the World of Information" by Celine R. Cartier (Canada); (3) "Worldwide Information Networks" by Marc Chauveinc (France); (4) "Library Networks: The Canadian Experience" by Basil Stuart-Stubbs (Canada); (5) "The Role of Libraries in the Information Network" by Gunther Pflug (Federal Republic of Germany); (6) "Chinese Library Networks: Retrospect and Prospect" by Xu Wenxu (People's Republic of China); (7) "Libraries of the Future: Electronic Networks and Human Concerns" by Edward Cornish (United States); (8) a response to Cartier's keynote address by F. W. Lancaster (United States), which discusses the future of electronic publishing and the general impact of technological developments on libraries and librarianship; (9) "The Library Network of the Soviet Union" by L. A. Gvishiani-Kosygina (USSR); and (10) "Networks: The Coexistence of Concept and Technology" by Escorcia S. German (Colombia). (ESR)
Descriptors: Computers, Databases, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Human Factors Engineering, Information Dissemination, Information Networks, International Organizations, Library Associations, Library Automation, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Library Role, Online Systems, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).