ERIC Number: ED349996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
IFLA Core Programmes 1992/93. Revised Edition.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands).
This brochure provides information on the background, objectives, location, management, funding, and current developments in 1992-93 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) core programs. The following programs are discussed: (1) Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC (UBCIM), including work on the development of International Standard Bibliographic Descriptions, the UNIMARC formats, and publications dealing with machine-readable cataloging and exchange of bibliographic records, as well as planned activities; (2) Universal Availability of Publications (UAP), including research in the role of national libraries, activities related to copyright law, areas for further research, publications, and conference participation by UAP staff; (3) Preservation and Conservation (PAC), including the role of regional centers, a symposium on the preservation of serial literature, and an audiovisual program on disaster preparedness; and (4) Universal Dataflow and Telecommunications (UDT), including UDT's role in a project related to international exchange of interlibrary loan requests and research focusing on the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) technology. A list of contributors to IFLA core programs between 1980 and 1990 and correspondence addresses for the core programs and the PAC regional centers are provided. (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands).