Document (#13740)

Author
Pagell, R.A.
Title
¬The virtual reference librarian : using desktop videoconferencing for distance reference
Source
Electronic library. 14(1996) no.1, S.21-26
Year
1996
Abstract
Desktop videoconferencing, which brings together computing, multimedia and telecommunications, is one of many new technologies competing for attention. Videoconferencing is being used in corporations as a substitute for business travel and in academic instituions as the basis for distance learning. Reports the beat site testing, at the Center for Business Information and the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, a desktop videoconferencing system as a means of delivering a distance reference service, including consultation, documentation, and training and sharing of CD-ROM databases. Discusses the evaluative factors nacessary for the success of desk videoconferencing in a library or information centre
Theme
Informationsdienstleistungen

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