ERIC Number: ED239634
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Library Theory and Research Section. Education and Research Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on library/information science theory and research, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "The Role of the Library in Computer-Aided Information and Documentation Systems," in which Wolf D. Rauch (West Germany) asserts that libraries must adapt to the increasing use of computerized systems, for example by using videotex to provide referral and information services; (2) "Use of Arabic in Computerized Information Interchange," in which Mohammed M. Aman (United States) discusses current efforts to develop input/output devices, hardware, software, and a character code suitable for use with the Arabic language; (3) "Library and Information Science Research: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean" by Esther R. Dyer and John Clark (United States), which outlines the availability of qualified researchers, access to scholarly resources, use of appropriate research techniques, and access to scholarly communication channels in these geographic areas; (4) "Guide-lines for the Lending of Library Documents: Loan Forms and Various Regulations Concerning Exhibitions," an analysis by M. T. Varlamoff of documents concerned with the lending of library materials for exhibitions (collected in 1983 from 28 libraries); (5) "Developing Theoretical Frameworks through the Use of Borrowed Models and Interdisciplinary Interpenetration," in which Margaret Anderson (Canada) discusses the development of theory in information science and political science and the possibilities of cooperative theory development between library/information science and linguistics. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).