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Walne, Peter, Comp. – 1990
The guidelines contained in this book are taken from studies published by UNESCO's Records and Archives Management Program (RAMP) between 1981 and 1987. Each set of guidelines is accompanied by an introduction to provide chronological or methodological context. The guidelines are titled as follows: (1) "The Use of Sampling Techniques in the…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Archives, Automation, Books
Carlson, Robert A. – 1970
The United States formalized its cooperative national support program for agricultural extension in 1941. The hope was to increase agricultural production and to help maintain a rural way of life in the United States. The Cooperative Extension Service was unable to strike a balance between these two goals, emphasizing increased production to such…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Automation, Farm Management, Federal Legislation
Palmer, Joseph W. – 1986
This outline for a graduate library school course at the State University of New York at Buffalo emphasizes trends and developments in North American librarianship with primary emphasis on Canada (especially Ontario). The participation of Canadian authorities as guest lecturers and field trips to Canadian libraries are important elements in the…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Cross Cultural Studies, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1986
A seminar which considered problems and solutions regarding automated systems for access to multilingual and multiscript library materials was held as a pre-session before the IFLA general conference in 1986. Papers presented include: (1) "Romanized and Transliterated Databases of Asian Language Materials--History, Problems, and…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Utilities, Databases, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Kiratsov, P. – UNESCO Journal of Information Science, Librarianship and Archives Administration, 1983
Discusses the design and organization of the Automated Information Centre, a centralized automated scientific and technical information service established within the main organ of Bulgaria's National System for Scientific and Technical Information, with UNESCO and United Nations Development Program assistance. Problems and perspectives for…
Descriptors: Automation, Centralization, Computers, Foreign Countries
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Stadler, Peter; Thomas, Martin; Mernke, Ernst – Electronic Library, 1999
Describes book ordering procedures at a German pharmaceutical library using the Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport (EDIFACT) guidelines developed by the United Nations. Topics include advantages for libraries and for the book trade, changes needed in software, productivity gains, and EDIFACT versus the Internet.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change, Computer Software, Data
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1986
Papers on social science libraries presented at the 1986 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Efforts at Computerization in Nigerian Libraries--A State of Development Review" (A. Olugboyega Banjo, Nigeria); (2) "The Information Activities of the National Library of Economics in the Federal…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Databases, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Chepesiuk, Ron – American Libraries, 1998
Describes services offered at the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations (UN). Highlights include adopting new technology for a virtual library; the international law collection which is now accessible through the World Wide Web; UN depository libraries; material available on the Internet; the Optical Disk System, a storage/retrieval…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Depository Libraries, Electronic Libraries, Information Management
Bikshapathi, Adepu – 1975
The World Bank, a specialized agency of the United Nations, is devoted to promoting the economic development of its member nations. Its photo library, with a collection of nearly 25,000 black-and-white photographs and color slides, serves as a resource center for various activities of the Bank and other organizations. Intended as a background…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Classification, Conceptual Schemes, Information Retrieval
Fishbein, M. H. – 1985
This RAMP (Records and Archives Management Programme) study is intended for people involved in planning and conducting archival and records management training; for individual archivists and records managers interested in professional development through continuing education programs; and for all information professionals interested in learning of…
Descriptors: Archives, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Data Processing
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1983
Papers on national library services and activities, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "The National Library of China in its Gradual Application of Modern Technology," a discussion by Zhu Nan and Zhu Yan (China) of microform usage and library automation; (2)…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Information Science, International Organizations
Underwood, Peter C. – 1991
This report discusses the scope for and feasibility of introducing automated systems into the Botswana National Library Service (BNLS). The study was undertaken at the request of BNLS and was conducted by an outside consultant who interviewed staff, read internal documents and reports, and studied patterns of work. Topics of the report include:…
Descriptors: Costs, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Integrated Library Systems
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1988
The 15 papers in this compilation focus on library nagement and technology, including information technology, statistics, buildings and equipment, and conservation: (1) "Information Control: OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and Networking Strategies" (Neil McClean, United Kingdom); (2) "OSI in Australia: Potential, Planning,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Audiovisual Centers, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Haravu, L. J. – 1985
The result of a two-week consultant mission to the South East Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) at Bogor, Indonesia, this study explored the feasibility of applying microcomputers to library and information work in the Clearing House for Information Division of BIOTROP, which has a regional responsibility for the collection,…
Descriptors: Budgets, Cataloging, Clearinghouses, Databases
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1986
Four papers on information technology were presented at the 1986 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference. In the paper "Optical Disc Technology Used for Large-Scale Data Base," Naoto Nakayama (Japan) considers the rapid development of optical technology and the role of applications such as optical discs,…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Databases, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries
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