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Conference Review

Conference Review A review of the 3rd International Conference on Interlending andDocument Supply at the National Library of Hungary in Budapest from 29March to 1 April, 1993, and of the concurrent UNESCO workshop onEastWest information transfer. Developments in networking will moveinterlending and document supply from their present peripheral positionin library services to centre stage, although the charges are part of alongestablished and continuing process, rather than a dramaticdeparture from past practice. Outlines the reasons why electronicinformation will continue to become more competitive than traditionallypublished sources and discusses some of the consequences of change. Inthe process of change Eastern Europe is well placed to benefit fromWestern development and, already, shows signs of making more substantialprogress. Makes suggestions for individual and institutional actions. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Interlending & Document Supply Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0264-1615
DOI
10.1108/02641619310148301
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Abstract

A review of the 3rd International Conference on Interlending andDocument Supply at the National Library of Hungary in Budapest from 29March to 1 April, 1993, and of the concurrent UNESCO workshop onEastWest information transfer. Developments in networking will moveinterlending and document supply from their present peripheral positionin library services to centre stage, although the charges are part of alongestablished and continuing process, rather than a dramaticdeparture from past practice. Outlines the reasons why electronicinformation will continue to become more competitive than traditionallypublished sources and discusses some of the consequences of change. Inthe process of change Eastern Europe is well placed to benefit fromWestern development and, already, shows signs of making more substantialprogress. Makes suggestions for individual and institutional actions.

Journal

Interlending & Document SupplyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1993

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