CoBRA, COmputerized Bibliographic Record Action

CoBRA has been set up by the European Commission and the Conference of the European national libraries for a first two-year period, 1993-1995. This paper presents the functioning of the CoBRA forum and of its different workshops, and gives an assessment of the studies and plans under way : Flex, Chase, Author... This short description underlines the commitment made by the Bibliothèque nationale de France about the European scientific cooperation and puts the stress on the necessary cooperation between publishers, public libraries, academic libraries, providers Ð at the European level, so that new services can be developed about the information superhighways.