ERIC Number: ED370535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Resource Sharing: New Technologies as a Must for Universal Availability of Information. International Essen Symposium (16th, Essen, Germany, October 18-21, 1993). Festschrift in Honor of Hans-Peter Geh.
Helal, Ahmed H., Ed.; Weiss, Joachim W.
This proceedings includes the following papers presented at the 16th International Essen Symposium: "Electronic Resource Sharing: It May Seem Obvious, But It's Not as Simple as it Looks" (Herbert S. White); "Resource Sharing through OCLC: A Comprehensive Approach" (Janet Mitchell); "The Business Information Network: Improving European Enterprise through Resource Sharing" (Sheila Corrall); "Cooperative Acquisition and New Technologies for Resource Management and Resource Sharing: An American Model" (Suzanne Fedunok and Sharon Bonk); "Information Networking Issues and Initiatives: The North Texas Experience" (Mary M. Huston and Robert Skinner); "Evaluating Electronic Resources: A Study Using Three Concurrent Methods" (Beth Sandore and Kathleen Ryan); "IT and Resource Sharing in Scottish Libraries together with a Note on Image Compression Standards" (Bernard Gallivan); "The Consortium of Academic Libraries in Manchester (CALIM): Strategic and Development Planning of a New Consortium" (John Blunden-Ellis); "Information Networking in the Nordic Countries: A Swedish Perspective" (Goran Skogmar); "The Nordic SR-net Project: Implementation of the SR/Z39.50 Standards in the Nordic Countries" (Jan A Laegreid); "New Developments in Standard Numbering" (Hartmut Walravens); "The Philosophical and Practical Dimensions of Resource Sharing" (David R. McDonald); "Resource Sharing in a Changing Library Environment: Strategies and Policies in a Canadian Research Library" (Frances K. Groen); "The International Library Market for CD-ROM Publications" (Klaus G. Saur); "Group on Electronic Document Interchange (GEDI): International Co-operation for the Electronic Exchange of Documents" (David Buckle); "Retrospective Conversion of Catalogues in European Co-operative Systems" (Michael McLellan); "Fuzzy Logic: Is It a Better Bibliographical Retrieval Method for End-Users?" (Peter Ahrens); "Advances in OPACs in Europe: An Overview" (Gitte Larsen); "Improving Data Quality in an OPAC from the '70s" (Sten Hedberg); "Integrating Images into the OPAC: Issues in Distributed Multimedia Libraries" (Jack Bazuzi and Ruth Wust); "An Image Is not an Object: But It Can Help" (David L. Austin); and "Conference Summary" (Kate T. Noerr). Most of the papers contain references. Abstracts only of the following two papers are contained: "High Performance CD-ROM Network Computing" (Gerold Ritter) and "New Ways for the Delivery of Information: IT, Networks, SGML, Multimedia and So on" (Arnoud de Kemp). The seminar agenda, lists of participants and participating vendors, and an index are also included. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Bibliographic Utilities, Computer Networks, Electronic Publishing, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Technology, Library Catalogs, Library Cooperation, Online Catalogs, Optical Data Disks, Shared Library Resources, Standards
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essen Univ. (Germany). Library.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States