VALA1991 Proceedings

vala91 cover logo 150The VALA1991 6th Biennial Conference and Exhibition was held at the Melbourne Hilton on the Park, Melbourne, Australia from 11 – 13 November 1991. The theme for this conference was OPAC and Beyond.

The following papers were presented at VALA1991.

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vala travel scholarJune Anderson,  Monash University
Expert Systems and their use in libraries

Marianne Broadbent, University of Melbourne and Hans Lofgren, Victorian Ministry for the Arts
Information Delivery: identifying priorities, performance and value

Fran Cassidy, Australian Defence Force Academy Library
Enriched subject data – the ADFA experience 

Anita Crotty, University of Western Sydney-Nepean
The Multimedia ISDN Library Link: Biting the E-Library Cherry

Geoff Cumming, La Trobe University
Getting inside the user’s head: The key to system design

Dan Eaves, Monash University
Hypertext in Myth and Reality: A Technology for the New Alexandrine Age

David L. Foott, Monash University
More than MARC. A proposal to expand the OPAC’s database.

Janifer Gatenby, Stowe Computing Australia
OPAC Access via Minitel in France 

Garry Hall
AI + IR = IIR? Is intelligent information retrieval possible?

William Hood, Concepción S. Wilson and Maureen Henninger, University of New South Wales
On-line information retrieval techniques for pictorial databases

Cathie Jilovsky, Victoria University of Wellington
Online Public Access Catalogues; A Study to investigate the interaction between Screen Design, Menu Interfaces and the Search Results obtained by users

Tony Mays, Deakin University
X-terminals: the ideal window into the library network

Barry Mclntyre, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Back to the future: how well do we account for our pet computer projects?

Sharon Cline McKay, EBSCO Subscription Services
EDI for Libraries: Electronic Data Interchange in the 1990s

Michael Metcalfe and Douglas Savige, Technilib
The Technilib Network

Andre Michau, Computer Sciences of Australia
Modern database techniques

Frances Morrissey and Karen Tang, Monash University Library
Planning and implementing CAI using hypertext programs

Dr Joanna Richardson, Bond University
Integration of Campus-Wide Services in North American Universities Through Communications Technology

Michael Robinson, RMIT Libraries
Smart cards in academic environments: Potential Applications and Overseas Experience

Don Schauder, Andrew Jephcott, Tom Denison and Jeff Leeuwenburg, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Libraries
Acquisition, storage and delivery of information in electronic form

Janine Schmidt, Andrew Well and Sandra Flisher, State Library of New South Wales
The reality and the rhetoric of online catalogues

Ms Joan Stewart, Dr. Neil Shaw and Mr. Graham StandfieldVictoria University of Technology
An Interactive Multi-Media Guide to the Library

Lucy A. Tedd
Access systems: European developments

Jane Turner
The Sun Trial: improving retrieval of books from the library catalogue

Ross Wilkinson, Cherryl Schauder and Anthony Botham, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Automatic indexing and searching of full text databases: a pilot study

John Wright
The multi-media library link – a trial of an ISDN based Library Information Delivery Service