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Intuitively, most people have a mental picture of community information systems, generally conforming to the vision of those services provided so well for so many years by the public library services eg leisure pursuits, society names and addresses and other locally useful information such as...
Camden rejected a viewdata solution to user information needs as being too highly structured in its approach and instead opted for a customised version of Geac's new Community Information System CIS based on that company's existing Local Information System software. Data from the authority's...
As well as providing information of direct value to the community and voluntary sector, the scope of community information is widened by a number of additional services such as electronic mail, desk top publishing, gateways to other databases, etc. The Manchester Host provides access to many...
Increasingly, information about a wide range of learning opportunities is being made available on public access computer systems. Allred argues the case for bibliographictype standards for the control of the information stored and presented by such systems. The aim is to ensure full and...
A videotexbased community information project was instigated in 1988 in the town of Almelo in the Netherlands. The aim was to provide an efficient and relevant system to be accessible by all, both Institutions and private citizens, with special attention being paid to socially vulnerable groups....
One of several videotexbased community information systems in Holland, AGI has been operating successfully for the past three years and is gradually expanding its services to the public and private sectors. A wide range of information is stored and is available nationwide through the Dutch...
Describes a central database host providing individuals and institutions with lowcost access to information of importance to those working in the community or voluntary sector. Three databases are held 1 a general purpose file of bibliographic references with a complementary document supply...
LAVA and the Municipal Journal Jointly organised a seminar on public information provision in the 1990s at the Swallow Hotel in Solihull. The seminar was held to coincide with the Annual General Meeting of LAVA on 23 January 1992 and there follows a brief summary of the papers presented.
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