The Electronic Library

Digital information organization and use


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 11 Issue 3

How do you manage in the 21st century?

Marydee Ojala

I saw a job ad the other day for a university librarian. The university was seeking ‘an innovative, service‐oriented librarian to assist with planning and developing…

Walls around the electronic library

Hannah King

This paper, based on an analysis of print and electronic discussions and on experience at ‘the front lines’ in collection development and reference in an American academic…

Hyper‐books and visual‐books in an electronic library

Monica Landoni, Nadia Catenazzi, Forbes Gibb

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of current developments in the area of electronic books and libraries, and to describe an on‐going research project…

Total quality management and servicing users through remote access technology

Ernest A. DiMattia

For as long as libraries and information centers have existed, the services they have offered to their constituents have been provided, utilized and monitored on a…

International connectivity: a survey of attitudes about cultural and national differences encountered in computer‐mediated communication

Ruth Ryan

We live in a multinational world, one with many languages, cultures, races and nationalities; yet, our nations are separated by geographical, political and cultural…

The Electronic Text Center: a humanities computing initiative at the University of Virginia

David Seaman

As part of an on‐going commitment to the use of computers in education and research, the University of Virginia (UVa) Library has established an Electronic Text Center and…

Quotemaster Plus: database for quotes

Leonard M. Avarbuch

Quotemaster Plus is a computer‐based database of quotations that offers speed and ease of use, running on Macintosh computers. This review was done on a Mac Plus computer…

ftp revisited

Rick Gates

In my first column I gave some anonymous ftp tips on how to read and use index and ‘readme’ files without having to leave your ftp session. This helps you to find the file…


In the face of the mixed and, to some extent, dampened view of the business activity to be expected in the information and communications sector, CeBIT’93, with 660 000…


Significant new resources have been made available to help users find their way around the 10 000 connected networks on the Internet.



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