National Information Policies for the Asia Oceania Region: Proceedings of the Eleventh General Assembly and Congress of the International Federation for Information and Documentation Commission for Asia and Oceania FID/CAO, 29-31 October, 1990

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Ian E. Dickson, Lisa Ann Dwyer
FID/CAO Secretariate, 1992 - Information services - 148 pages
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The 18 papers presented at this conference address national information policies, information for industry, and electronic publishing. The titles of the papers are as follows: (1) "Industrial Information Policies of Developing Countries" (keynote address, Sung Jin Choi); (2) "National Information Policy. Current Trends and Issues--an Australian Experience" (Lawrence Tam and Ian Dickson); (3) "An Information Policy for Hong Kong" (Barry Burton); (4) "A National Information Policy for Indonesia" (B. Sudarsono); (5) "The National Information Policy in Japan" (Nagao Hagiya); (6) "Formulating a National Policy on Library and Information Services in Malaysia" (Oli Hamid); (7) "Papua New Guinea--Case for a National Information Policy?" (Margaret Obi); (8) "A Brief Introduction to National Scientific and Technical Information Policy in China" (Zhang Fenglou); (9) "National Information Policy and the Progress of a National Information System in Thailand" (Nongphanga Chitrakorn); (10) "Changes to Information Demands and Activity in Scientific and Technical Information in USSR's New Economic Situation" (Oleg Shatberashvili and D. Alelishvili); (11) "The Computer versus the Human Brain" (Jacob Leev); (12) "Information for Industry in Thailand" (Nongphanga Chitrakorn); (13) "Information for Industry: The Australian Scene in 1990" (Susan Harvey); (14) "Information for Industry: Definitions, Clarifications and Needs" (Eliahu Hoffman); (15) "Information Dissemination in a Large Industrial Plant" (David Elazar); (16) "National Information Policy--the Availability of CJK (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) Records in the Australian National Bibliographic Network" (invited paper, Geza Kosa); (17) "Electronic Publishing--Status, Trends and Prospects" (Ian Dickson); and (18) "Electronic Publishing in Japan--A Review in 1990" (Naito Eisuke). Also included are the welcoming and opening addresses, recommendations and resolutions passed at the conference, and a list of 14 national delegates representing 11 countries. (KRN)

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