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

Alejandra Ciurlizza (Networks Project Coordinator, Lima, Peru)

OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives

ISSN: 1065-075X

Article publication date: 1 June 1997

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 coordinate and discuss information services and product delivery, cooperative 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. (1997), "The Network of Networks Project: electronic communications and CD‐ROM data storage ‐ some challenges for information delivery", OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives, Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 61-66. https://doi.org/10.1108/10650759710167320

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MCB UP Ltd

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