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Library and Information Networks: Centralization and Decentralization

Information Services and Use Volume 8, Number 1,


Describes the development of centralized library networks and the current factors that make library sharing on a smaller scale feasible. The discussion covers the need to decide the level at which library cooperation should occur and the possibility of linking via the Open System Interface Reference Model. (37 references) (CLB)


Segal, J.S. (1988). Library and Information Networks: Centralization and Decentralization. Information Services and Use, 8(1), 3-12. Retrieved March 6, 2021 from .

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