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ZIG/EFILA Meeting - The Z39.50 computer communications protocol

A joint meeting of the Z39.50 Implementors Group (ZIG) and the European Forum for Implementors of Library Automation (EFILA) will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 19-22 August 1997. The meeting, which is being hosted by the Danish Library Centre, is supported by the European...

19 August 1997 - 19 August 1997
Denmark

A joint meeting of the Z39.50 Implementors Group (ZIG) and the European Forum for Implementors of Library Automation (EFILA) will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 19-22 August 1997. The meeting, which is being hosted by the Danish Library Centre, is supported by the European Commission within the framework of the Community's specific RTD programme in the field of Telematics Applications of common interest ("Telematics for Libraries" sector).

The ZIG-EFILA meeting will include a tutorial session introducing the essentials of the Z39.50 computer communications protocol for networked information retrieval, followed by general discussion of the problems and issues relating to its implementation and use. Presentations will be given by experienced European and American implementors. Proposed changes to the protocol will also be discussed.
For further information/registration, please contact:

Chairman of EFILA
Mr. Gordon Pedersen
rue Jos Felten
L-1508 Howald
Luxembourg
Tel. +352-40116-2237; Fax +352-40116-2330
E-mail: gpedersen@ip.lu

Information is also available on the World Wide Web at:

http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/agency/copen/copen.html

A paper outlining the various projects and initiatives in support of Z39.50 implementation which have been funded by the European Commission under the "Telematics for Libraries" sector of the Telematics Applications programme is available on the World Wide Web at:

http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/ifla/IV/ifla63/63pedg.htm

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