Re: International Phone Books (Fiona Tipple) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 18 Mar 1999 15:43 UTC

Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 09:28:48 +0000
From: Fiona Tipple <Fiona.Tipple@UCD.IE>
Subject: Re: International Phone Books (Dani Lichtenberg)

Both the Irish (Republic, that is) and British telephone directories are
available on CD-ROM; if you're interested I can forward you publisher

Fiona Tipple
Sub Librarian, Acquisitions
Main Library, University College Dublin,
Belfield, Dublin 4, IRELAND                E-mail:
Tel: (+353-1-)706-7575; FAX: (+353-1-)706-1403

> Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 09:46:43 -0500
> From: Dani Lichtenberg <p005386b@PB.SEFLIN.ORG>
> Subject: International Phone Books
> I am working on an order to update our collection of international phone
> books.  Given our location in South Florida, I want to include books from
> South and Central America and island nations of the Caribbean, Virgin
> Islands, etc.  Am also planning on including books from major European
> capitols and economic centers (for patrons interested in business or
> leisure travel).
> Is anyone aware of any literature regarding collections of this type?
> Any standards to follow, or surveys of libraries with international phone
> book collections?  I know that the Internet now provides access to
> international phone books, so our collection does not have to be
> exhaustive.  Mostly, this collection would be a convenience for staff and
> patrons and would hopefully cover the most "popular" locations.
> You can contact me privately, if you wish.
> Dani Lichtenberg
> Serials Supervisor
> Palm Beach County Library System