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ERIC Number: ED286481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 164
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7992-1041-2
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cape Town Univ. (South Africa). School of Librarianship.