Down by the Rhine side : documentary policies in the Superior Rhine Confederation

The Confederation of the universities of the Superior Rhine includes the German Universities of Karlsruhe and Freiburg, the Swiss University of Basel, the University of Mulhouse and the three Universities of Strasbourg. The comparative study of the libraries depending on these establishments underlines the differences of structures, the diversity of the collections, of the publics and of all the services offered. In matter of automatization belongs, the adopted or planed systems are different in each University, although they are not incompatible. The cooperation's projects will probably aim to make exchange of bibliographical data possible, by using the possibilities of information processing.