Former director of the San Francisco Public
Library, inaugurated in April 1996 with 200 workstations for user access to Internet. From
the mid-seventies Ken Dowlin was heading Pikes Peak Library, implementing as first public
library worldwide an online catalogue for users in 1977. 'The Electronic Library' was
published by Ken Dowlin in 1984.
Rev. by Pierre Evald 05-11-99