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Library Hi Tech

1990 Volume 8, Number 4

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Open Systems Interconnection: A Special Issue of "Library Hi Tech."

    Ray Denenberg & Trudy Grieb Reusser

    Traces the evolution of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) from its genesis in 1978 and provides an overview of the various categories of standards, international standards organizations, the scope... More

    pp. 7-14

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  2. Data Communications and OSI

    Ray Denenberg

    Describes the layered model of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI); summarizes the three upper and lower layers; and discusses data communications standards associated with specific layers.... More

    pp. 15-32

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  3. OSI Upper Layers Support for Applications

    Wayne Davison

    Discusses how various Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) application layer protocols can be used together, along with the Presentation and Session protocols, to support the interconnection... More

    pp. 33-42

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  4. X.400: The Standard for Message Handling Systems

    Leigh Swain & Paula Tallim

    Profiles X.400, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Application layer standard that supports interpersonal electronic mail services, facsimile transfer, electronic data interchange, electronic... More

    pp. 43-55

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  5. Information Retrieval as a Network Application

    Clifford A. Lynch

    Describes the function of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Z39.50 protocol, which allows for construction of information "servers"--i.e., resources attached to a computer communications... More

    pp. 57-72

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  6. The Interlibrary Loan Protocol: An OSI Solution to ILL Messaging

    Fay Turner

    Discusses the interlibrary loan (ILL) protocol, a standard based on the principles of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Reference Model. Benefits derived from protocol use are described, the... More

    pp. 73-82

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  7. The ISO Edi Conceptual Model Activity and Its Relationship to OSI

    Judith A. Fincher

    The edi conceptual model is being developed to define common structures, services, and processes that syntax-specific standards like X12 and EDIFACT could adopt. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) ... More

    pp. 83-91

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  8. Network Directory Services

    Daniela Planka

    Explains how the Directory Service (CCITT X.500/ISO 9594) became an international standard in response to the difficulties of keeping data on information network users current and accessible. Uses ... More

    pp. 93-103

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  9. OSI Network Management

    Ethan Harris

    Management of heterogeneous networks is complicated by the persistence of proprietary management schemes. The need for integration of network management capabilities is pressing. The International ... More

    pp. 105-10

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  10. Government Open Systems Interconnection: Profile in Progress

    Kevin L. Mills

    Describes the emergence of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) as it relates to the U.S. Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile (GOSIP); defines GOSIP; and speculates about its future.... More

    pp. 111-18

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  11. OSI Conformance Testing for Bibliographic Applications

    Gilbert Arbez & Leigh Swain

    Describes the development of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) conformance testing sites, conformance testing tools, and conformance testing services. Discusses related topics such as... More

    pp. 119-36

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  12. OSI Product Survey

    Tonia Metka

    Reviews some of the projects and organizations concerned with promoting conformance and interoperability testing of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) products and describes OSI products available ... More

    pp. 137-44

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