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A technical presentation of the OSI protocols covers the intermediate layers (Transport, Session, Presentation) and the application layer (MHS : Message Handling System, FTAM : File Transfer Access and Management, Directory Services, Virtual Terminal). An analysis of the conditions of application of OSI to libraries includes the presentation of the library specific standards for the application layer which are being elaborated by ISO (ILL : Inter Library Loan, SR : Search and Retrieve) and an analysis of the possibilities of using application layer protocols in the libraries field. The standards relevant to electronic documents and data formats (ODA,SGML and EDI) are presented.

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Authors: CAILLOUX J M, Lore Informatique, 242, Boulevard Jean Jaures, F-92100 Boulogne (FR);CASIMIR C, Lore Informatique, 242, Boulevard Jean Jaures, F-92100 Boulogne (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 12437 EN (1989) FS, 135 pp., ECU 11.25
Availability: (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-826-0923-5;CD-NA-
Record Number: 198911206 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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