ERIC Number: ED346860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Expert Meeting on Information Systems in Culture Proceedings (Zagreb, Yugoslavia, September 2-4, 1990).
Institute for Development and International Relations, Zagreb (Yugoslavia).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This report presents the proceedings from a meeting jointly organized by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Yugoslavian Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO). Experts from 14 institutions and organizations from 7 countries of Africa, Europe, and North America participated in 4 working sessions. During the sessions the following topics were discussed: promotion of informatization systems in culture; databases and networking for cultural information exchange; setting up of information systems for cultural policies; and training of personnel for INDOC services in the developing countries. A summary of the sessions and the nine recommendations which developed are included in the report. Four presentations are also included in full text: (1) "Databases and Networking for Information Exchange in the Field of Culture" (Pal Vasarhelyi, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest); (2) "Culture and Information" (Sanjin Dragojevic, IRMO, Zagreb, Yugoslavia); (3) "The International Data Base and Directory for Cultural Policies of UNESCO Member States--Draft Working Plan" (Zrinjka Perusko Culek, IRMO); and (4) "Intercultural Communication and the Role of Network Culturelink" (Biserka Cvjeticanin, IRMO, Zagreb, Yugoslavia). Summaries of two additional presentations are provided: "Commercialization of Cultural Information" (Jean-Guy Bosse, Muse 9 Group of Companies, Ottawa, Canada), and "Toward a Cultural Information System" (Matko Mestrovic, Institute for Culture of Croatia, Zagreb, Yugoslavia). Concluding the report is a list of the participants in the meeting. (MAB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Institute for Development and International Relations, Zagreb (Yugoslavia).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).