ERIC Number: ED335041
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Information Technology and Library Management. Festschrift in Honour of Margaret Beckman. Papers Presented at the International Essen Symposium (13th, Essen, West Germany, October 22-25, 1990).
Helal, Ahmed H., Ed.; Weiss, Joachim W., Ed.
The 16 papers in this collection focus on the impact of new technologies on libraries and their managers: (1) "Has Technology Failed Us?" (Frederick W. Lancaster); (2) "The Wheel of Fortune: Academic Libraries. IT and the Re-emerging Past" (Alasdair Paterson); (3) "Management Strategies for Enhancing the Adoption of Technological Innovations" (Mary M. Huston and Anita Grahn); (4) "Training Issues in Management of Information Services in an Advanced Technological World" (Ellen Hoffmann); (5) "The Next Generation of Information Products" (Arnoud de Kemp); (6) "'Free' or 'Fee' Information Resources in Academic Libraries--The Case of Small and/or Developing Countries" (Shmuel Sever); (7) "Providing Scholars with Information from Electronic Books" (Frederick Kilgour); (8) "Micro Management: Multi-Tasking and CD-ROM Applications" (David Price); (9) "CD-ROM-Retrieval in Heterogeneous Networks--Conceptions, Solutions, Conclusions, and Influence on Library Management" (Christian Heinisch); (10) "Co-operative Bibliographic Utilities as a Platform To Support Library Automation and Catalogue Retroconversion in Local Library Systems" (Ronald M. Schmidt); (11) "Managing Information Technology in Academic Libraries" (David R. McDonald); (12) "Information Retrieval at the University Library Vienna--RDB--The Austrian Legal Database" (Renate Niegl); (13) "OPAC Extension to Conventional Data with Bibliographic Expert Systems" (Karl F. Stock); (14) "Teaching End-Users How To Access Online Systems in Libraries and Gaining Access to Online Catalogs through Networks" (Maureen Pastine); (15) "Information Services and Information Utilities--A Management for the User" (Sigrid Reinitzer); and (16) "Information Technology and User Education Management" (Dieter Schmidmaier). A seminar agenda, lists of participants and of participating vendors, and a summary of the conference by Philip Bryant are also provided. (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Adoption (Ideas), Developing Nations, Electronic Publishing, Fees, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Networks, Information Technology, Library Administration, Library Automation, Library Instruction, Online Catalogs, Optical Data Disks, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essen Univ. (West Germany). Library.
Note: Publications of Essen University Library 13.