Resource Sharing & Information Networks
Published/Hosted by Haworth Press Inc.
ISSN (printed): 0737-7797. ISSN (electronic): 1541-1125.
A major force in the field of library networking, this valuable journal provides a forum for ideas on the basic theoretical and practical problems faced by planners, practitioners, and users of network services. Articles from professionals in all types of libraries--academic, public, school, and special--will keep librarians informed of the most recent developments in the area of interlibrary cooperation. Resource Sharing & Information Networks focuses on topics appropriate to local, state, regional, national, and international networks and their associated activities, such as interlibrary loan, cooperative collection development, document delivery including telefacsimile, and transborder data flow. Recent issues of this exciting journal have included articles on acceptance of innovation/automation; personnel policies and practices; new training procedures; evaluating present services; preparing supporting budgets; selecting new services; network costs and financial planning; participation in governance and advisory functions; extension of network facilities as a direct user service through home computers and public terminals; adoption of new technologies such as videodisc, laser satellite, and other emerging developments; complete text and graphics transmission; commercial database access and costs; and interlibrary loan and resource sharing potential and costs.
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