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OCLC’s linking strategy: Internet and NREN

OCLC Micro

ISSN: 8756-5196

Article publication date: 1 May 1992

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Abstract

Describes OCLC′s plans and policies with respect to linking with the Internet and the emerging National Research and Education Network (NREN). Includes a consideration of the telecommunications environment for libraries; the prospects of greatly reduced telecommunications costs by means of online public access catalogues available for searching on the Internet. Provides an assessment of Internet and NREN linkages, noting governance, performance/support, economics, and future developments.

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Citation

(1992), "OCLC’s linking strategy: Internet and NREN", OCLC Micro, Vol. 8 No. 5, pp. 9-13. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000003691

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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