The Electronic Library

Digital information organization and use


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 4 Issue 1


Library and Information Science Abstracts have successfully completed a pilot project, with SilverPlatter Information Limited, that has resulted in a one‐year file of Lisa…

Optical disk storage

Howard Falk

Descriptions of optical disk equipment usually begin with terms like CD‐ROM or WORM, leaving the reader to grope for some understanding of what the equipment does. In that…

MICRO HINTS Downloading

Not only do microcomputers enhance productivity and efficiency in the workplace by the implementation of many applications — wordprocessing, information management…

The microcomputer in the library: III. Information retrieval from external and internal databases

Peter Leggate, Hilary Dyer

Applications software of two types is discussed. First communications, file transfer and search assistance software which enables the microcomputer to be used for…

Public access micros: an overview of options

Patrick R. Dewey

Public programming in a public library is, by and large, a creative endeavour. By talking with the public, by being a part of the community, using past experience and…

Videotex in libraries and information centres

Robin Yeates

“…the process of information transfer always ends in a human mind, where its effect is inescapably subjective…it is the satisfaction of the subject which determines the…



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