Recent Submissions

  • Client-server implications of the remote database search in the library catalogues using the Z39.50 standard 

    Rump, Friedhelm; Kossovoi, Alexandre (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    Search in Internet databases is based on the Z39.50 protocol, which specifies the client/server interaction. Since it was originally proposed in 1984, the standard has undergone several revisions. The official source is ...
  • Electronic resources access: issues and resolutions in two academic libraries 

    Armstrong, E. Alan; Croft, Vicki F.; Kok, Victoria T.; Lener, Edward F. (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    Abstract: In late 20th and early 21st centuries, library automation and the Internet revolutionized information access and library operations around the world. The effect on academic institutions has been profound. It ...
  • Special user groups: an impetus to development 

    Orban, Eva; Makrai, Timea (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    Being the only veterinary library in a country means that all users involved in any aspect of animal health turn up in the library with their special needs. A university library is calibrated for the needs of professors ...
  • An African dream? E-information services at the University of Pretoria's Veterinary Science Library (Service Unit: Veterinary Science, Academic Information Service) 

    Lourens, Antoinette (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    This presentation will highlight the need to move to an e-environment for veterinary and animal health information users in Africa. Problems will be featured as well as practical solutions and success stories. The ...
  • The future of European Veterinary Libraries Group (EVLG) 

    Oker-Blom, Teodora (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    A discussion was started about the future of cooperation between veterinary medical libraries and information services in Europe at the General Assembly of the European Veterinary Libraries Group (EVLG) at the EAHIL (European ...
  • Building a management information system 

    Burford, Nancy (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    Statistics are an important tool in management decision-making. Every area of the library performs work that is measurable in some way. In many libraries data on collection activities results from daily routines and is ...
  • The road to an electronic journal collection: using data to pave the way 

    Carrigan, Esther; Burford, Nancy (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    Abstract: Over the past several years the Medical Sciences Library, Texas A&M University has been working hard to make as much as possible of our journal collection available to our users electronically. Service quality ...
  • PDAs at the Veterinary Medical Library at NC State University: Experiences and experiments 

    Osegueda, Laura M.; Smith, Plato L., III (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    In Fall 2001 the first round of Handspring Visors were distributed to all third year students and select faculty members at the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. The Veterinary Medical ...
  • The future of the European Veterinary Libraries Group (EVLG) 

    Oker Blom, Teodora (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary, 2003-08)
  • Synonym* or acronym* and active principle* not homonym* or how to create background research 

    Sekaninova, Irena (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
  • Managing Web content 

    Bedard, Martha; Carrigan, Esther; Burford, Nancy (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    User dissatisfaction with the existing Texas A&M University Libraries website was clearly indicated by a LibQual+ service quality assessment and underscored by follow-up focus groups. Criticisms of the website ranged from ...
  • Bridging the Geographic Divide: Information Access for Remote Veterinarians; a Case Study of Outreach and Engagement in Ohio 

    Murphy, Sarah Anne (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    Outreach and engagement is a core element of the mission of a land grant university in the United States. This paper describes the development of an outreach program at the Ohio State University Medicine Library in effort ...
  • Veterinary Medicine Related Services on the Internet - Support of Animal Husbandry in Science and Practice 

    Andres, Marianne (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
  • Improving Access to Medical Literature 

    Friend, Frederick (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
  • The OIE and Its Electronic Publishing 

    Teissier, Marie (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    Created in 1924 by an International Agreement signed by 28 countries, the Office International des Epizooties (World Organisation for Animal Health) held its first meeting in March 1927. In 2003 OIEà à ¢ s missions have ...
  • When is online not enough? A comparison of the print and online versions of 14 veterinary journal from 13 different vendors/publishers 

    Croft, Vicki F.; McCord, Sarah; Briceno-Rosales, Zinthia (Veterinary Science Library, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary (with the support of the Ministry of Education), 2003-08)
    As more and more journals are made available in online format, the question arises "When is online enough?" During these times of stagnant journal budgets, rising inflation, and a growing preference of library users for ...