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ERIC Number: EJ483769
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
Visions of Xanadu: Paul Otlet (1868-1944) and Hypertext.
Rayward, W. Boyd
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v45 n4 p235-50 May 1994
Examines the work of Paul Otlet as a forerunner of hypertext and as a pioneer in the history of information science. Topics addressed include microtext systems; the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC); hypertext links, navigation, and the UDC; Offices of Documentation; multimedia; a universal network for documentation; user-centeredness; and positivism. (Contains 55 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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