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CD‐ROM networks

John Akeroyd (Library and Learning Resources, South Bank Polytechnic, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK)

The Electronic Library

ISSN: 0264-0473

Article publication date: 1 January 1991


The paper provides a review of CD‐ROM networking technology. It includes a resume of currently available systems and discusses their functions and relative merits. Operational experience of systems installed in libraries, mainly in North America, is also covered, including such issues as usage levels, user education and wide area networking. Finally, some thoughts on future developments and problems are indicated.


Akeroyd, J. (1991), "CD‐ROM networks", The Electronic Library, Vol. 9 No. 1, pp. 21-25.




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