ERIC Number: ED229040
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
National Libraries Section. General Research Libraries Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on national networks and national libraries and information centers presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Networking Developments in the U.S. at the National Level," in which Warren J. Haas predicts the development of links between existing library bibliographic networks, the growth of local and regional computer systems, and close cooperation between the Library of Congress and selected research libraries; (2) "On the Prognostication of Development of the Library Network (with Special Reference to the Estonian SSR)," a description by I. V. Eenmaa (USSR) of a research program concerned with the national planning of library development; (3) "EURONET: Possibilities and Limits for the National Bibliographic Centres" by Christine Bossmeyer (Federal Republic of Germany), which describes the European packet-switching network and its utilization by libraries, and presents models for EURONET expansion to enable mutual exchange and utilization of data among national bibliographic centers; (4) "Network Ethic," a discussion by Lars-Erik Sanner (Sweden) of moral issues involved in library network participation, particularly in shared cataloging activities; and (5) "Role of the V. I. Lenin State Library [LSL] or the USSR in Developing the Uniform Library System in the USSR" by N. S. Kartashov, which outlines the Soviet library system and describes LSL involvement in centralized acquisition and cataloging and its impact on the information and bibliographical activities of the Soviet libraries. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).