46. STATE LIBRARY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (AUSTRALIA)
DESC: Three pilot projects underway: (1) are providing access to 50,000 digitized images from popular photographic videodiscs via Telstra (a partnership of the State Library and Telcom/OTC); (2) have an electronic publishing program underway mostly oriented to the educational market; (3) are digitizing the papers of Sir Joseph Banks and creating an integrated database of name and subject index records which will be linked to either a group of images (series) or a single image (document). This collection will be made available via CD-ROM format.
CONTACT: Margy Burn (Director, Collection Services) or Alan Ventress (Manager, Australian Research Collections & Mitchell Librarian ), State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000,Australia, Telephone: (02) 230-1414; Fax: (02) 2324816 [