Standards of relevance to networked library services

Lorcan Dempsey, Anne Mumford, Bill Tuck

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Abstract

This brief report will describe 'technologies and standards' which we consider to be important for emerging networked library services, and discuss some issues which need to be addressed. In Section 1, we present one possible view of the virtual library, and outline the services that will be required to bring it about. Subsequent sections describe these services. These sections are: Section 3: Communications services; Section 4: Applications services; Section 5: Data interchange services; Section 6: Meta-information services; Section 7: Authentication, charging and other services. Recommendations are presented in a concluding section.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLibraries and IT: Working papers of the Information Technology Sub-committee of the HEFCs' Libraries Review
Place of PublicationBath
PublisherUKOLN: The Office for Library and Information Networking
Pages131-155
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)0-9516856-2-7
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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