ERIC Number: ED326250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Developments in Microcomputing--Discovering New Opportunities for Libraries in the 1990s. Festschrift in Honour of Richard De Gennero. Papers presented at the International Essen Symposium (12th, Essen, West Germany, October 23-26, 1989).
Helal, Ahmed H., Ed.; Weiss, Joachim W., Ed.
The 16 papers in this collection explore the microcomputer revolution as it affects library information systems: (1) "HyperMedia/Multimedia Technology and New Opportunities for Libraries in the 1990s" (Ching-chih Chen); (2) "Use of CD-ROMs in West German Libraries" (David I. Raitt and Ching-chih Chen); (3) "Purposes of Interactive Optical Discs for Libraries and Their Users" (Rolf-Dieter Schmid); (4) "Microcomputer Applications in the Manuscript and Rare Book Collection" (Armin Hetzer); (5) "The Use of Hypertext for Orientation: The NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) Approach" (Susan K. Martin); (6) "The Use of LAN (Local Area Networks) in Improving Management and Services in an Academic Environment" (Mohammed M. Aman, Wilfred W. Fong, and Virgil Diodato); (7) "Micromation Prospects for Standards Libraries in Industrialized and Developing Countries" (Eberhard Janke); (8) "The Use of Microcomputers in Israeli Libraries" (Shmuel Sever and Yosef Branse); (9) "Integration of Microcomputers into a Mainframe Based Library System" (Ronald M. Schmidt); (10) "'Allegro': A New Database Concept for Micros (MS-DOS and UNIX)" (Bernhard Eversberg); (11) "Data Conversion Capabilities and Possibilities for Microcomputers" (Kate Noerr); (12) "A Scenario of OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Based Library Cooperation" (Morten Hein); (13) "Microcomputers: Future Prospects for the Oxford Library System" (David J. Price); (14) "Microcomputers as Local Subsystems. Some Questions of Data Exchange" (Heinz Habermann); (15) "From Here to There and Back Again: Using Remote Session Microcomputer Software for Information Access in Libraries" (Erwin K. Welsch); and (16) "The Possibility of Displaying Special Characters and the Combination of Standard and Diacritical Characters in Microcomputers" (Reimer Auls). Also included are the conference agenda, lists of participants and vendors, and a summary of the conference by Ellen M. Pearson. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essen Univ. (West Germany). Library.
Note: Publications of Essen University Library 12.