New Information Technologies and Libraries: Proceedings of the Advanced Research Workshop organised by the European Cultural Foundation in Luxembourg, November 1984 to assess the Impact of New Information Technologies on Library Management, Resources and / Edition 1

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'The book would be well worth acquiring, particularly to establish a range of options for progress within library and information work. It would be a valuable addition to any specialist collection on those subjects. The editors are to be congratulated on their compilation of what seems to become a standard work in the field of library-related information technology.'
Journal of Librarianship
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027721051
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 9/30/1985
  • Edition description: 1985
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction.- Editorial.- The Western Information Theory.- Commission of the European Communities — Information Market and Innovation.- NATO: Civil Science and Environmental Programmes.- European Parliament — Committee on Youth, Culture, Education, Information and Sport.- Council of Europe — Directorate for Education, Culture, and Sport.- European Cultural Foundation.- IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).- II. Infrastructures for Library Cooperation.- Towards a European Council of Research Libraries.- The Development and Present. Program of the Council on Library Resources.- Explanatory Paper on the European Parliament’s Resolution regarding the Creation of a European Library.- LIBER and Research Library Cooperation in Europe.- The Nordic Council for Scientific Information and Research Libraries.- III. Online Information Systems.- The Need for a Policy Framework for the Development of the Information Market.- Information Retrieval Networks compared to Library Networks in Europe.- Online Developments and their Impact on Libraries.- North American Developments in Online Information Systems.- OPAC: Online Public Access Catalogue.- IV. Library Cooperation.- Research Library Cooperation.- Project Proposals for Library Cooperation in Europe.- Overview of Trends and Developments of Library Networking in Europe.- Trends and Developments in North American Library Networks.- Development and Implementation of an Intelligent Gateway to Library Systems.- CLR’s Network and online Catalog Projects: The BSDP.- The Creation of a Multi-Lingual Subject Heading Scheme based on the LCSH.- OCLC in Europe.- V. New Technologies.- The Electronic Library — A Vision for the Future.- Libraries and Electronic Document Delivery.- The Role of the Commission of the European Communities in the Promotion of Electronic Document Delivery in Europe.- A series of Surveys on the Application of New Technologies in European Libraries.- The Linked Systems Project: It’s Implication for Resource Sharing.- Application of the Optical Disk by the Library of Congress.- VI. Education and Training.- Trends in Library Information Science Education and Training in Europe.- Trends in Library Education and Training in the USA.- Professional Education and Training for Research Librarianship: A Program of the Council on Library Resources.- Trends in Library Education and Training in Canada.- From Librarianship to Information Management; The Development of a Postgraduate Department of Information Studies.- Summer Schools in Library Automation for Library Scholars and Professionals from all types of Libraries.- VII. Conclusions and Recommendations.- Management and Policy Aspects of the European Council for Research Libraries (ECRL).- Programme Recommendations for ECRL.- European Library Cooperation.- Intercontinental Cooperation.- European New Technology Initiatives.- Education and Training.- Achievements so far — Perspectives for future developments.- List of Workshop Participants.- Workshop Programme.
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