ERIC Number: ED239637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
University Libraries and Other General Research Libraries Section. General Research Libraries Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on university and other research libraries, presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "The Impact of Technology on Users of Academic and Research Libraries," in which C. Lee Jones (United States) focuses on the impact of technical advances in computing and telecommunication technologies; (2) "The Introduction of Electronic Equipment in Libraries: Policies versus Attitudes in the Swedish Setting," in which Bjorn B. Tell (Sweden) describes staff attitudes, management practices, and Swedish government action related to the introduction of automation in cataloging, information retrieval, and other library activities (with an abstract of the paper in French); (3) "Impact of Automation on Funding Patterns in Academic Libraries: A Case Study," in which Peter Spyers-Duran (United States) describes funding and automation at California State University and asserts that the added expenditures of library automation will probably result in a reduction of positions; (4) "The Place of University Libraries in the Field of Information Supply," in which Klaus-Dieter Lehmann (West Germany) outlines possibilities for multi-faceted involvement by university libraries in computerized information and document supply services; and (5) "University Libraries and the Higher Studies: Suggestions for Improving Services," in which Abubaker M. El-Hush (Libya) reviews the development of university libraries in the Islamic and European traditions and the role and services of university libraries in Libya, with suggestions for improvement. (ESR)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computers, Foreign Countries, Information Dissemination, Information Services, International Organizations, Library Administration, Library Associations, Library Automation, Library Personnel, Library Role, Research Libraries, 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).
Identifiers - Location: Libya; Sweden