ERIC Number: ED231385
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
A National Bibliographic/Resource Sharing Network for Canadian Academic Libraries. Proceedings of the Conference (Ste-Foy, Quebec, October 24-25, 1979).
Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Montreal (Quebec).
These papers discuss various options for a computerized national bibliographic network and highlight the problems and potential of developing such a database. Following a brief explanation of the conference purpose and organization, 10 primary papers are presented: (1) "A Brief Overview of Computerized Library Networking in Canada," by Peter Simmons; (2) "National Library of Canada Five-year Plan Overview," by Hope Clement; (3) "What Do CARL Libraries Need or Want from a Bibliographic/Resource Sharing Network?" by Guy Cloutier; (4) "The Functions of an Integrated Bibliographic Network," by Donald Simpson; (5) "Why a Research Libraries Network?" by Edward Shaw; (6) "Standards in a National Bibliographic/Resource Sharing Network," by Cynthia Durance; (7) Distributive Processing in the Context of an Automated Bibliographic Network," by S. Michael Malinconico; (8) "The Management of the Great Canadian Library Network, or It Would Be Easier to Find the Holy Grail," by Basis Stuart-Stubbs; (9) "National Network Development: Problematic Yet Pandemic," by C. Lee Jones; and (10) "Organizing for a National Bibliographic/Resource Sharing Network: Action Plan," by Hans Moller. Closing papers present summations of the proceedings by American and Canadian reactors, Richard De Gennaro and D. W. Halliwell respectively. (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States