The 10th Anglo-Nordic Seminar, which in 1996 was on the subject of networking, was arranged in cooperation between British Library and NORDINFO, The Nordic Council for Scientific Information.

The conference took place in Lund, Sweden, 10-13th October 1996. The welcome address was given by Lennart Thörnqvist,Chairman of the Board of NORDINFO, Lund University, Sweden and Graham Jefcoate, Research Analyst,British Library Research and Innovation Centre, UK

The conference proper was preceded by a Metadata Information Day organised by NetLab, University of Lund and financed by NORDINFO.

Session 1: Metadata implementations

Chair: Lorcan Dempsey

State-of-the-art in UK Metadata schemes in the ROADS projects, DESIRE [slides]
Rachel Heery, UKOLN

Towards the creation of metadata "aware" robot based search services [slides]
Sigfrid Lundberg, NetLab, Lund University Library

Session 2: Electronic journals

Chair: Mats G. Lindquist, Lund University Library, UB2

Open Journal Framework Project [Abstract]
Steve Hitchcock, Southampton University

The following particpated in a Policy panel (publishers/hosts)

Session 3: Open OPACs and User Interfaces

Chair: Andrea Johannsdottir, National and University Library of Iceland

Networked OPACS - Practical and Potential of WWW and z39.50 [Abstract]
Mogens Sandfaer, DTV, Denmark

MODELS (MOving to Distributed Environments for Library Services)[Slides]
Lorcan Dempsey, UKOLN, UK

Digital Library Users: The User Interface and beyond [Paper]
Clare Davies, De Montfort University, UK

Session 4: National and Local Strategies Regarding Digital Libraries

Chair: Tord Høivik, University of Oslo, Norway

IMPEL2: Monitoring Organisational and Cultural Change[Paper]
Catherine Edwards, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK

Joined Library and Computer Center [Abstract] [Slides]
Terje Høiseth, Luleå University Library, Sweden

UK national and strategies for digital libraries [Abstract]
Nigel Macartney, BL RIC, UK

Joint action to provide Swedish public information on Internet [Paper]
Frans Lettenström, BIBSAM, Sweden

A Summary of the Finnish Efforts [Abstract] [Paper]
Annikki Hyvärinen, Helsinki University Library, Finland


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