The Network of Networks Project: electronic communications and CD‐ROM data storage: some challenges for information delivery

Alejandra Ciurlizza (Alejandra Ciurlizza is Network of Networks Project Co‐ordinator, Lunia, Peru)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

Describes the Network of Networks project in Latin America, the objective of which is to improve access by the end‐user to existing information resources through an integrated approach to network support and development. Discusses its experiments with various information technologies including electronic communications, through AlterNex/Internet. Describes the use of electronic conferences to co‐ordinate and discuss information services and product delivery, co‐operative CD‐ROM production, marketing and information management. Anticipates the future use of CD‐ROM for full‐text document delivery.

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Ciurlizza, A. (1996), "The Network of Networks Project: electronic communications and CD‐ROM data storage: some challenges for information delivery", New Library World, Vol. 97 No. 2, pp. 19-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074809610110136

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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