ERIC Number: ED297771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Impact of Information Technology on International Library Cooperation. Publications of Essen University Library 9. Essen Symposium (Essen, West Germany, September 8-11, 1986).
Helal, Ahmed H., Ed.; Weiss, Joachim W., Ed.
This symposium explored the effects of computers and modern technologies on library automation and cooperation. The following presentations are included in this collection: (1) "Economic Squeeze and Technological Challenge--Swedish Library Automation, 1987-90" (Svante Hallgren); (2) "A European Bibliographic Database Centre" (Bernard Gallivan); (3) "University Faculty Use of Computers and Bibliographic Searching" (Andrew G. Torok); (4) "OSI-Application Protocols" (Liv A. Holm); (5) "The U.S. National Standard Command Language for Online Interactive Information Retrieval: A Status Report" (Charles R. Hildreth); (6) "Problems, Issues, and Prospects in the International Electronic Exchange of Alpha-Numeric, Pictorial, and Graphic Educational Information Resources" (H. J. Abraham Goodman and Oldrich Standera); (7) "Test Run of a Network of Library and Information Systems" (Katarzyna de Brisis); (8) "Interactive Display of Text and Graphics on an IBM PC" (Thomas B. Hickey and John C. Handley); (9) "CD-ROM and Public Access Catalogues: Uses, Advantages, Problems" (Charles R. Hildreth); (10) "Optical Disc Pilot Program at the Library of Congress" (Joseph W. Price); (11) "The Potential of the Interactive Videodisc for International Cooperation as Documented by Project Emperor-I" (Ching-chih Chen); (12) "ALIS--The Online Public Access Union Catalogue and Document Ordering System of the Scandinavian Central Libraries of Technology" (Bent Barnholdt); (13) "Current and Future Forms of Information Retrieval as Provided by University Microfilms International" (Susan Orchard); and (14) "Linking Supra-Local Demands with Local Demands in the Individual Library's EDP Planning" (Hans-Albrecht Koch). The papers are supplemented by figures and photographs, and many contain either bibliographic references or bibliographies. Three additional papers were presented: "Distributing Data on Micros: Floppies, CD-ROMS and/or Online" (Kate Bivens Noerr and Peter Noerr); "CD-ROM and Electronic Publishing" (Ulrich Schwerhoff); and "VISCOUNT: An Electronic Network for Interlibrary Loans" (Peter Smith). (EW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essen Univ. (West Germany). Library.