23.8.1995

Internet Guidelines for the Helsinki City Library

1. Introduction

2. Schedule

3. Responsibilities
   3.1 Executive Committee
   3.2 Internet Working Group
   3.3 Communications
   3.4 Information Systems
   3.5 Cable Book & Knot at the Cable

4. Patron use of Internet
   4.1  WWW, World Wide Web
   4.2  Remote access (telnet)
   4.3  Email
   4.4  Email by POP and IMAP
   4.5  Anonymous remailer services
   4.6  Mailing lists
   4.7  Usenet news
   4.8  IRC, Internet Relay Chat
   4.9  MUD/MUSE, Multi-User environments
   4.10 Freenet Finland
   4.11 FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
   4.12 Archie
   4.13 Gopher
   4.14 VERONICA (=Very Easy Rodent-Oriented Net-wide
                   Index to Computerized Archives)
   4.15 WAIS databases
   4.16 Finger, Netfind, Whois and X.500
   4.17 Copies on disk and paper
   4.18 Scanning images and text
   4.19 Publishing by patrons

5. Publishing information
   5.1 Partners
   5.2 Publishing by the Library
	  5.2.1 WWW home pages for branches
          5.2.2 Coordinating write access
          5.2.3 Directory structure
   5.3 Email for Personnel 

6. Equipment
   6.1 Hardware and software
        6.1.1 Servers
        6.1.2 Workstations
        6.1.3 Outdated computers and dumb terminals
        6.1.4 Other equipment

7. Internet in Central Office functions
   7.1 Interlibrary loans
   7.2 National Central Library Office communications
   7.3 PULSE - PUblic LibrarieS Enterpage
   7.4 Professional development

8. Internet as a tool for library work

9. Projects, plans for the future
   9.1 The national public libraries Internet project
   9.2 EU projects
   9.3 Catalog database via Internet
   9.4 Learning Internet via distance and email education
   9.5 Other projects
	  9.5.1 The Magazine catalog
	  9.5.2 NFFF - New Fiction and Facts from Finland
	  9.5.3 Use of portable computers at the library

10. Publications, magazines and CD-ROMs

11. Authors

A. Appendix: Public libraries in Finland


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