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BME OMIKK Publications

TMT - Scientific and Technical Information

Journal of Library and Information Sciences

The national journal, established in 1954 is published monthly by BME OMIKK. The journal deals with both theoretical and practical issues of library management, reference in the field of scientific literature. The emphasis is on the development of information and knowledge society in relation with librarianship and with the exploitation of advanced information technologies in the field.

The main topics in TMT

  • epistemological aspects of information and its gathering
  • domestic and international means of accessing scientific and technical information and literature
  • traditional and new methods of information processing and utilization of for library and documentation
  • design and operation of institutional - corporate information systems
  • introduction of advanced information tools and technologies to promote their adoption in Hungary
  • principles and methods of digitization, introduction of major domestic and international projects in the field
  • bibliographic, referring and full-text databases and connected library services
  • information resources and electronic services of the European Union and their utilization
  • penetration of information technologies in the society and economics

Its importance and acknowledgement is proven by indexing and reference services that process TMT using summaries in English. Publications in TMT are accepted as referred ones by the library science programme of the doctoral school of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

Target groups of TMT

The primary target groups are librarians in library management and reference services, information experts, personnel dealing with information technologies of the field and users of scientific information. The subscribers are mainly institutions, libraries, information organizations providing or utilizing information services.

TMT is referred by

  • Hungarian Library and Information Science Abstracts
  • Library and Information Science Abstracts
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • Science Abstracts Series C. Computer and Control

Online access

Guide to search in the library

The publication summarizes main concepts of search for information and provide a key to successful library use. Our tips may shorten the route to the information. The compilation contain knowledge that can be utilized in any library, but focuses mainly on the collections of BME OMIKK.

The guide was compiled with the support TÁMOP, the Social Renewal Operational Programme, co-funded from the Cohesion Fund of the European Union.

The language of the guide is Hungarian.

Access to the guide: Fűre lépni tilos!

Changes since the publication of the Guide:

    • In 2013 the traditional printed Call Slip was replaced by an Electronic Calling System
    • In September 2013 the homepage of BME OMIKK was redesigned and restructured. In the beginning of 2014 the homepage became bilungual. Screen shots in the publication reflect the old homepage.

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