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Electronic Library, 1997
A follow-up interview with librarians from Hong Kong, Mexico, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand about library automation systems in their libraries and their plans for the future. Discusses system performance, upgrades, services, resources, intranets, trends in automation, Web interfaces, full-text image/document systems, document delivery, OPACs…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Document Delivery, Foreign Countries, Full Text Databases
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Velasquez, Diane L.; Evans, Nina – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: This paper describes the findings of a study of 1517 public library Websites in Australia, Canada, and the United States over a period of four years. These Websites are referred to as 'electronic branches' of the libraries, thereby extending the definition of physical library branches into the digital realm. The purpose of the…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Web Sites, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
Dillon, Ken, Ed. – 1997
This publication about school library automation in Australia contains 18 chapters divided into seven sections. The chapters in the first section presents survey results: "School Library Automation in Australia: Results of the First, Second and Third National Surveys" (Ken Dillon); and "School Library Automation in New Zealand:…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Utilities, Case Studies, Cataloging, Elementary Secondary Education
Hinsch, Neil – 1987
The Sydney Public Library began as the Australian Subscription Library and Reading Room which opened in Sydney on December 1, 1827, with 1,000 volumes. The Municipal Council of Sydney took possession of the library in 1909. The library evolved from a closed access, fixed shelf position library to an open access system in 1910. A complete…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Librarians, Library Administration, Library Collections