1st Edition

Electronic Library and Visual Information Research 2

Edited By Kathryn Arnold, Mel Collier Copyright 1995
    152 Pages
    by Routledge

    The Second International Electronic Library and Visual Information Research (ELVIRA) Conference took place at De Montfort University 2-4 May 1995. The papers published here represent further developments in the new technologies applicable to library and information services, building on the themes of both technical and socio-economic aspects

    Social and economic factors in scholarly electronic communication; Keeping the minutes of science; IMPEL project: the impact on people of electronic libraries; Image traffic on LANs and WANs; Z39.50 or WWW: which way to go? The management and delivery of multimedia objects in a digital library; The concept of models of use and its applications in digital libraries; The ELISE project; Capturing iconology: a study in retrieval modelling and image indexing; Electronic journals using Guide; Creating an effective multimedia electronic tour; Use of cluster analysis methods for analysing the outputs of multiple database searches; Coordinating information-seeking on interactive displays; Intelligent adaptive systems for information delivery in the electronic library; Searching for non-Roman script terms.


    Kathryn Arnold, Mel Collier

    'The overall standard of the papers remains high'. - Journal of Documentation

    'This collection is essential for library science collections and no doubt will become widely quoted in library school courses.' - Australian Library Review