A Rough Road to the Information Highway. Project INTREX: A View from the CLR Archives

  title={A Rough Road to the Information Highway. Project INTREX: A View from the CLR Archives},
  author={C. Burke},
  journal={Inf. Process. Manage.},
-In the mid-1960s, America's richest library foundation sponsored a far-reaching and very expensive attempt to redefine the library and its technology. The Council on Library Resources, along with other foundations and agencies, supported the near decade-long INTREX Project at MIT. The Council on Library Resources was the only large-scale foundation committed to the general purpose library and it was directed by librarians and others interested in the humanities. But INTREX was not by or for… CONTINUE READING


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