The Structure and governance of library networks : proceedings of the 1978 conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / co-sponsored by National Commission on Libraries and Information Science and University of Pittsburgh ; [edited by] Allen Kent, Thomas J. Galvin.

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Corporate Authors: United States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science., University of Pittsburgh.
Other Authors: Kent, Allen., Galvin, Thomas J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : M. Dekker, ©1979.
Series:Books in library and information science ; v. 27.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. Network anatomy and network objectives. Network anatomy and network objectives ; Network anatomy and network objectives : response ; Network anatomy and objectives : comments ; Network anatomy and network objectives : response ; Objectives ; discussion
  • pt. II. Network topology : functions of existing networks. Network topology : functions of existing networks ; Network functions : reactions ; Remarks on "network topology : functions of existing networks" ; Network topology and the federal library committee ; Network functions : response ; Topology : discussion
  • pt. III. Impact of technology. The impact of technology on the governance of library networks ; Some comments on the impact of technology on library networks ; The impact of technology on the governance of library networks : response ; The impact of technology on the governance of library networks : reactions ; Technology and the human factor ; Technology : discussion
  • pt. IV. The governance of library networks : purposes and expectations. The governance of library networks : purposes and expectations ; Creation of a governance structure for OCLC ; Comments on the governance of library networks : purpose and expectations ; The governance of library networks : a call for action ; Network governance : purpose and expectations
  • comments ; Response to the governance of library networks : purpose and expectations ; Governance, purposes : discussion
  • pt. V. The governance of library networks : alternatives for the future. A proposal for new federal legislation ; The governance of library networks : alternatives for the future
  • response ; The intrusion of reality ; The governance of library networks : reactions ; The governance of library networks : reactions ; The governance of library networks : reaction ; Governance, future alternatives : discussion
  • pt. VI. Conclusions. Library networks : possibilities and probabilities ; A summary of issues for consideration at the White House conference on library and information services ; Closing summary.