The VALA1987 4th Biennial Conference and Exhibition was held at the Southern Cross Hotel, Melbourne, Australia from 16 – 18 November 1987. The theme for this conference was Information Futures: Tomorrow TODAY.
The following papers were presented at VALA1987.
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Katie Blake, Enterprise Information Management Pty. Ltd.
The Electronic Door: The Smart Book – a new form of information delivery
Joe Cartwright, Sony Australia Pty. Ltd.
CD-ROM: What Will It Mean?
William Cartwright, Department of Land Information, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Ltd.
Paper Maps to Temporal Map Images: User Acceptance and User Access
Victor B. Ciesielski, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Artificial Intelligence: a new dimension for library automation
Dr J G (Iain) Wallace, Swinburne Institute of Technology and College of TAFE
Knowledges bases, metaphors and machine learning
Brenda Gerrie, InfoSCAN
Document Image Systems: a practical perspective
Linda W. Helgerson, Diversified Data Resources, Inc.
Optical Storage Technology
Pat Hume, Tower Technology Pty Ptd
The application of optical disk technology within the library environment
Bev Kirby, Dandenong College of TAFE
Resource based learning; now a matter of choice
Dr. Glenn Lowry, Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education
Information management through an integrated 4GL software package: skills for a new generation of professionals
Sherrey Quinn and R.E. Brindle, Australian Road Research Board
The Development of ALSIS, ARRB’s Local Street Information System
Neil A. Shaw and Richard Everett, Footscray Institute of Technology
Interactive audio in an educational library
John Shipp, University of Wollongong
PALS – A friendly alternative in library automation
CD-ROM – An Overview
Jim Stockton and Penny Braybrook, Energy Information Service Search Party, CSIRO
Do-it-yourself market research
Dennis Warren, Riverina-Murray Institute of Higher Education
A place for the CD-ROM in the college Library? The issues and some observations.