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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