Telecommunication Technologies, Networking and Libraries

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Abstract: The conference provided an overview of current and developing technologies for digital transmission of image data that are likely to have an impact on the operations of libraries and information centers or provide support for information networking. Technologies reviewed include slow-scan television, teleconferencing, and videodisc. Other papers discuss technology and standards development for computer network interconnection through hardware and software, particularly packet-switched networks; computer network protocols for library and information service applications; the structure of a national bibliographic telecommunications network; and the major policy issues involved in the regulation or deregulation of the common communications carriers industry.

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76 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Knight, Nancy H. December 1981.

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  • Main Title: Telecommunication Technologies, Networking and Libraries
  • Added Title: Proceedings of a Conference on Telecommunication Technologies, Networking and Libraries Held at the National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, June 3, 1977
  • Series Title: NBS Special Publication
  • Added Title: National Bureau of Standards Special Publication 610
  • Series Title: National Bureau of Standards Reports

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Abstract: The conference provided an overview of current and developing technologies for digital transmission of image data that are likely to have an impact on the operations of libraries and information centers or provide support for information networking. Technologies reviewed include slow-scan television, teleconferencing, and videodisc. Other papers discuss technology and standards development for computer network interconnection through hardware and software, particularly packet-switched networks; computer network protocols for library and information service applications; the structure of a national bibliographic telecommunications network; and the major policy issues involved in the regulation or deregulation of the common communications carriers industry.

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76 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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  • Conference on Telecommunication Technologies, Networking and Libraries, Gaithersburg, Maryland, June 3, 1977

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Knight, Nancy H. Telecommunication Technologies, Networking and Libraries, report, December 1981; Washington D.C. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc502610/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.