ERIC Number: ED286481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Computer Applications in Information Systems. Proceedings of a Workshop (Cape Town, South Africa, November 26-27, 1985). Continuing Education Series Number 1.
Bleimschein, Sue, Ed.
Sixteen papers from a workshop on computer applications sponsored by the University of Cape Town (South Africa) School of Librarianship are presented in this volume: (1) "Introduction to the Use of Information Technology" (Sue Bleimschein); (2) "Searching Remote Databases" (Steve Rossouw); (3) "SABINET [South African Bibliographic and Information Network]: Description and Development: A Brief Overview" (Ilse van Niekerk); (4) "Introduction to Integrated Library Systems" (Margaret Lodder); (5) "Overview of an Integrated Library System: URICA" (Kerry Stephenson); (6) "Serials Control: EBSCO" (W. Philip van Zwam); (7) "Introduction to Software Packages" (Margaret Lodder); (8) "Building Your Own Database" (Yvonne Blomkamp); (9) "Indexing Techniques in Database Systems" (Johan van Wyk); (10) "Applications of Telecommunications and Networking" (Sue Bleimschein); (11) "SAPONET: Description and Development" (Americo da Silva); (12) "Local Area Networks" (Pieter S. Kritzinger); (13) "Choosing a Computerized System" (Margaret Lodder); (14) "Requirements Specifications for Library Systems" (Margaret Lodder); (15) "Implementation of a Computerized System" (Kerry Stephenson); and (16) "Strategy for Development: A Personal Account" (Marlene Sachs). A summary of the welcoming address by Deon Kesting and the text of closing comments by Gretchen Smith are included as well as a list of participants, a list of vendors, a workshop program, a 50-item bibliography, and a glossary. (MSE)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Databases, Indexing, Information Centers, Information Networks, Information Retrieval, Information Systems, Information Technology, Library Automation, Telecommunications, Workshops
School of Librarianship, University of Cape Town, Private Bay, Rowdebosch, Cape Town 7700, South Africa (SAR 15-00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cape Town Univ. (South Africa). School of Librarianship.