ERIC Number: ED259738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
IFLA General Conference, 1984. Management and Technology Division. Section on Information Technology and Joint Meeting of the Round Table Audiovisual Media, the International Association for Sound Archives, and the International Association for Music Libraries. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Six papers on information technology, the development of information systems for Third World countries, handling of sound recordings, and library automation were presented at the 1984 IFLA conference. They include: (1) "Handling, Storage and Preservation of Sound Recordings under Tropical and Subtropical Climatic Conditions" (Dietrich Scholler, Austria); (2) "UNIMARC Version of MINISIS ('little' Integrated Set of Information Systems)" (Henriette D. Avram, United States) which describes two phases of the enhancement of the International Development Research Center's MINISIS system by extending it to create and accept records in the IFLA developed UNIMARC format; (3) "The Possibility of a Conflict Between Functional Librarianship and the Needs or Necessity of Advanced Information Technology" (Peter W. Chateh, France); (4) "United We Stand; Divided We Fall: The Benefits to Libraries of International Standardization in Videotex" (Geoff Andrew, United Kingdom); (5) "Minisis/UNIMARC Interface--Its Impact on Libraries" (Charles A. Godfrey, Michael Sherwood, and Garth Graham, Canada); and (6) "L'Informatisation de la Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris: Methode de Conduite du Projet; Participation et Formation du Personnel" (The Automation of the National Library in Paris: Project Management; Personnel Participation and Training) (Christian Lerin and Annick Bernard, France). (THC)
Descriptors: Audiodisc Recordings, Audiotape Recordings, Climate, Developing Nations, Equipment Standards, Foreign Countries, Information Science, Information Systems, International Organizations, Library Associations, Library Automation, National Libraries, Preservation, Program Descriptions, Technological Advancement, Videotex
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: France; United States