The VALA1989 5th Biennial Conference and Exhibition was held at the Southern Cross Hotel, Melbourne, Australia from 13 – 15 November 1989. The theme for this conference was Communicating in the Digital Age.
The following papers were presented at VALA1989.
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J.W. Breen, Chisholm Institute of Technology
Peter Brown, L M Ericsson Pty Ltd.
The impact of communications technology on the library environment
Warwick Cathro and Kerry Webb
OSI and Libraries: a working group update
Suzanne Clarke, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
GEAC at RMIT
Maree Enright, Mallesons Stephen Jaques (Solicitors)
Whiz Bang Wang: the electronic newsletter
Martin Field, Geelong Regional Library
How to win funds and innovate
Richard J.Goodram and Brett B.Butler
The electronic library: a working solution for the research library
Hans W. Groenewegen, Chisholm Institute of Technology
Staffing and structures for networks
Chris Hannan, State Library of Victoria
Building for the future – leading edge or bleeding edge?
Geoff Huston, AARNet
Australian Academic Research Network (AARNet) Developments
Charles N Ironside
Do we really need new technology?
Joan D. Jensen
What is it? Or controlling subject terminology in online systems
Richard E. Luce, SEFLIN
Linking local systems in the USA: current developments
Laura Maquignaz, Brotherhood of St Laurence
Impact of microcomputers on small special library services and staff
Sue McKnight, The University of Queensland Libraries
Contract negotiations for library automation systems
Barry Mclntyre and Janette Wright, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Implementation: the true story?
Norman Morrison, National Library of Australia
Inside the OZLINE network
Leigh Oldmeadow and Frances Morrissey, Monash University
International exchange of information using electronic mail
Andrew M, Osborne, Redcliffe City Council Library
Using existing computer resources more effectively to offer new services
Joan M. Phillips, University of Wollongong
Computer-assisted reader education programmes
Eric Pozza, National Library of Australia
ADONIS in action
Chris Rusbridge, South Australia Institute of Technology
Network security in a library environment
Margaret Summersgill, New South Wales Department of Technical and Further Education
Library design which supports innovations in library technology
Elizabeth Swan, Information Edge Pty Ltd
Tomorrow’s information yesterday: experiences of a commercial information provider
Lois Woods, NSW TAFE Library Services
Innovation in library automation at NSW TAFE library services