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Title: Interactive electronic media
Author(s): Sherwood, Bruce A.; Brong, Gerald R.
Subject(s): Future trends Interactive electronic media
Abstract: Includes a response by Gerald R. Brong. I am going to discuss two major new media : interactive electronic systems and video disc. One is already with us, although on a very small scale, and it is the kind of electronic media represented by PLATO and similar computer-based systems. Although one reads about it constantly in Popular Mechanics, the video disc is not here yet. It seems certain to come, however, and I will try to outline some of the basic properties of both these new media. Because I am not a librarian, I cannot point directly to the exact impact these media will have on libraries, but I will as a layman allude to the kinds of impact I think are likely.
Issue Date: 1978
Publisher: Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info: In G.S. Bonn and S.Faibisoff (eds) Changing times, changing libraries (Papers presented at the Allerton Park Institute November 14-17, 1976): 81-95.
Series/Report: Allerton Park Institute (22nd : 1976)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0-87845-0475-5
ISSN: 0536-4604
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-04-10

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