ERIC Number: ED256368
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Testimony from Maine Librarians regarding Statewide Automation Planning.
Epstein, Susan Baerg
In preparation for a 2-day workshop on the potential for library automation in Maine, comments regarding expectations for the workshop, specific questions, and concerns were solicited from librarians throughout Maine. This document comprises written testimony received by the solicitor. Among the issues addressed are: needs and desires in the area of technology; automation and/or technologies being used now or intended to be used in the near future; expected level of involvement in statewide automation; suggestions for funding of technology; functions to be automated including a union catalog of books, reference database searching, electronic mail, automated cataloging or acquisitions, circulation, internal library office functions; and changes anticipated in the library. Responses from more than 35 libraries (academic, public, state, and special) are presented. (THC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maine State Library, Augusta.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Maine