CO-ASIS&T Annual Meeting Presented by Larry Learn Director, Telecommunications Planning, OCLC Recipient of the LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for 1997 Dinner Program For the first portion of the hour, Larry Learn will speak about the new and upcoming telecommunications technologies, with emphasis on the three issues (technolgy, economics, regulation) supporting library applications. The presentation will be at a high level, geared toward people who need to know what these technologies mean, but who don’t work Read More
Presented by Karen Benedict Archival Consultant, The Winthrop Group Program Meeting The program will cover the following topics: 1. Issues in the long-term preservation of electronic records 2. The impact of the Internet and the World Wide Web on information delivery and the user base. 3. How proposed changes to the Copyright Act of 1978 would change the equation. 4. Future Shock–the Information Age in the New Millennium.
CO-ASIS&T Annual Meeting Featuring Debora Shaw President-Elect, American Society for Information Science Associate Dean, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University Dinner Program It is easy to be overwhelmed by statistics on the growth of the Internet and commercialization of cyberspace; graphs of exponential growth confirm our impressions of living in a revolutionary age. Recently, however, contrarian opinions have emerged, notably the Nielsen/Commercenet study claiming Internet use is considerably less than ‘net proponents suggest. Read More