ERIC Number: ED358863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Opportunity 2000: Understanding and Serving Users in an Electronic Library. Proceedings of the International Essen Symposium (15th, Essen, Germany, October 12-15, 1992) To Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Essen University Library. Publications of Essen University Library 15.
Helal, Ahmed H., Ed.; Weiss, Joachim W., Ed.
Following a prefatory tribute to distinguished librarian Herbert S. White, this publication includes the following papers, mainly focused on user needs and library services in the electronic library age: "Information Technology, Users, and Intermediaries in the 21st Century: Some Observations and Predictions" (Herbert S. White); "Managing Continuous Change for Continuous Improvement" (Ellen Hoffmann); "The Impact of the Virtual Library on Library Management and Organization" (Barbara von Wahlde); "The New Campus Information Environment" (Richard M. Dougherty); "Electronically Recorded Information and the Library" (Irene Sever); "Management Development in the Networked Library" (Sheila Corrall); "Libraries of the Future: Real and Virtual" (Roland Hjerppe); "Librarians, Technology and Mediocrity" (Frederick W. Lancaster); "Introducing New Library Technologies to Faculty" (Maureen Pastine); "The Electronic Library: Virtually a Reality?" (Mel W. Collier, Anne Ramsden, and Zimin Wu); "The New Roles of Librarians in the Electronic Library: Organizational and Functional Changes in a Swedish University Library" (Gunhild Back); "The British Library: Towards the Millennium" (Stuart Ede); "From Microforms to Imaging: Document Storage in Transition" (Andrew G. Torok); "Intelligent Gateways: Functions for the Benefit of the Electronic Library" (Achim Osswald); "Wide-Area Information Server (WAIS) as the Hub of an Electronic Library Service at Lund University" (Anders Ardo and Traugott Koch); "Inter- and Intrabibliographical Relationships: A Concept for a Hypercatalog" (Eva Bertha); "CD-ROM in Heterogeneous University Environments" (Reinhard Nedela); "Successfully Managing a CD-ROM Network: Necessary Tools, Organizational Aspects, and Consequences for the Library" (Christian Heinisch); "CD-ROM Network as a Component of an Integrated Information System" (Sigrid Reinitzer); "Online Public Access Catalogs Serving Users in an Electronic Library Environment" (Ronald M. Schmidt); "AL
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Computer Networks, Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Hypermedia, Information Networks, Information Technology, Integrated Library Systems, Librarians, Library Automation, Library Services, Optical Data Disks, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essen Univ. (Germany). Library.
Identifiers - Location: Sweden; United Kingdom (Great Britain); United States