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  • Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    List of delegates to the 5th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists, 4-7 July 2005, Onderstepoort, South Africa with postal addresses and e-mail information
  • Colangeli, Patrizia; Lelli, Rossella; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    In the last ten years, the risk of introduction and spread of several major viral epidemics of list A diseases has been constantly increasing worldwide. Italy, due both to its geographical position, in the middle of the ...
  • Kok, Victoria T.; Kriz, Harry M.; Fang, Carolyn S.; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    This paper presents an overview of the shifting issues in library management, from pre to post electronic access to information. Beginning in the 1940s through the 1970s, research libraries were faced with an information ...
  • Brown, Fiona; Dozier, Marshall; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    This paper uses the example of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Libraries at the University of Edinburgh. It examines the changing course structure in veterinary medicine and shows how information skills ...
  • Simui, Muyoyeta; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    This paper is a product of a larger study conducted between 2002 and 2004 on the state of libraries and use of (ICT) in research and academic libraries in Zambia. It examines the role of information professionals in ...
  • De Jager, Martha; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    The nailing of iron shoes to horses’ hooves is an established tradition. The discovery that this practice is not in the interest of horses, in fact, that it can be detrimental to their hooves and health in general, was ...
  • Akersten, Beata; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    Through the use of maps, pictures and text the following aspects about the Hernquist Library and its products and services will be highlighted: • The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) • The history of ...
  • Alessandrini, Barbara; Colangeli, Patrizia; Orientale, Daniela; Del Papa, Stefania; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    Information has today a strategic role and the Web can guarantee its immediate availability. Management science considers opportune and appropriate information, which gives rise to knowledge, one of the most important ...
  • Shrigley, Sheila; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    The Institute for Animal Health Pirbright Laboratory is a centre of excellence for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) research and houses the World Reference Laboratory. Most scientific activities take place in secure bio-containment ...
  • Lwoga, Edda Thandi; Sife, Alfred Said; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    The quantity of research information being made available on the World Wide Web in various disciplines is increasing tremendously. This study examined the coverage of animal health information published on the web from ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann; Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    The global economy of the modern world, also called the New Economy, is characterised by globalisation, growing customer demands, greater competition and continual advances in technology. This has forced organisations to ...
  • Page-Shipp, Roy J.; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    Keynote paper delivered at the 5th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists, held 4-7 July 2005 at Onderstepoort, South Africa with the theme Running wild, running free: capturing, harnessing and ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Randall, Elna; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    A strategic focus of the Academic Information Service, University of Pretoria (AIS), is to develop and implement an effective Information Service for research. The university’s mission statement states that it strives to ...
  • McKay, Becky; Foster, Chris; Bedard, Martha; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    In June 2002 the Texas A&M University Libraries instituted a new electronic document delivery service called DeliverEdocs. The service uses the Illiad software, presents a single interface to our users uniting previously ...
  • Nel, Marguerite; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    The Veterinary Science Library of the University of Pretoria serves the only veterinary faculty in South Africa. Collection development is therefore not only important for giving optimum support to the Library’s primary ...
  • Carrigan, Esther; Sewell, Robin; Wilson, Mary Dabney; Highsmith, Anne L.; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    The integration of five separate websites from the campus libraries at Texas A&M University in 2002 resulted in the creation of a unified listing of all electronic resources, with well over 20,000 entries. This was the ...
  • Zimba, Horácio F.; Harun, Mohamed; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    This paper will describe the Digital Collections project of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique. The main aim of the project is the introduction of a standardized methodology ...
  • King, Paula; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    With the rise of the Internet, scientists expect to be able to access all library services from anywhere they can carry their laptops, and to go from database to full-text article in one session. The impact of these ...
  • Lawrence, Ruth; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    Over the last couple of decades pressure has intensified on libraries to redesign their services to accommodate changes in resources and opportunities provided by technology. It has been necessary for libraries to accommodate ...
  • Coates, Linda; International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (5th : 2005 : Onderstepoort, South Africa); Van der Westhuizen, Erica E.; Croft, Vicki F. (University of Pretoria, Veterinary Science Library, 2007)
    Five years ago the title for this talk might have been “Creating the Virtual Library and Developing a Program of Bibliographic Instruction”, but today such terminology seems oddly antiquated. As libraries have evolved, ...