Overview of content related to 'nhs' http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/15096/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=judy%20palmer&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The NHS, the Internet and Libraries: The NHS Anglia and Oxford Internet Project http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/nhs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/nhs#author1">Judy Palmer</a> and <a href="/issue9/nhs#author2">Myles Chippendale</a> describe an initiative that is using the Internet to connect widely dispersed health libraries.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the Higher Education sector, following the Follett Report <a href="#fn1">[1]</a>, there has been massive investment in developing and shaping the implementation of the electronic library through the Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib)<a href="#fn2">[2]</a>. Libraries in the NHS have not been so fortunate. Although health librarians are enthusiastic networkers, with no tradition of wide area networking, NHS libraries have had to operate as individual units, unable to communicate with each other apart from by post, telephone and fax.</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/nhs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 feature article judy palmer myles chippendale nhs university of oxford elib archives database dissemination higher education research resource sharing software Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 311 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk