The emergence of distributed library services: A European perspective

Lorcan Dempsey, Rosemary Russell, Robin Murray

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    This article discusses the emergence of distributed library services drawing on recent European initiatives to describe developments. It focuses on Z39.50-based services. It outlines a descriptive framework for such services and briefly introduces developments in other domains. Projects funded through the EU Telematics Application Programme are highlighted and some recent developments in U.K. higher education are introduced.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)942-951
    Number of pages10
    JournalJournal of the American Society for Information Science
    Issue number10
    Publication statusPublished - 1998


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