ERIC Number: EJ359785
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Library Networking in North America in the 1980s. Part 1: The Dreams; the Realities.
Hildreth, Charles R.
Electronic Library, v5 n4 p222-28 Aug 1987
Reviews the growth of library networks and bibliographic utilities, and describes the concept of a national bibliographic network. The impact of microcomputers, the increased computer literacy of librarians, preferences for local autonomy, and the availability of commercial online services on the desire for a national system are discussed. (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
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