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Shared Catalogues and Cataloguing Tools: Information and Communication Technology as Catalyst

Charles O. Omekwu and Rita John‐Okeke (Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. (ritajohn_okeke@yahoo.com))
H.S. Egberongbe (University of Lagos Library, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria. (halima_egberongbe@yahoo.com))

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 10 April 2007

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Abstract

Purpose

To provide coverage and insights about the annual meeting of the AAAS where this year's theme was “Science and Technology for Sustainable Well‐Being.”

Design/methodology/approach

Environmental scan of annual national meeting. Of particular interest due to the range of backgrounds different attendees from all avenues of the scientific community.

Findings

Sustainable well being has wide applications in different arenas but the informatics component was not as strong as at past conferences.

Practical Implications

Much of the conference focused on intersections of theory and application and new ways of responding to sustainability. Particularly strong in the physical sciences.

Originality value

Provides information of value to information professionals.

Keywords

Citation

Omekwu, C.O., John‐Okeke, R. and Egberongbe, H.S. (2007), "Shared Catalogues and Cataloguing Tools: Information and Communication Technology as Catalyst", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 24 No. 3, pp. 19-25. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419050710755081

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2007, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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