本文探討在資訊時代大學圖書館與電算中心兩者之間的關係·主要針對美國地區在1980年代開始面臨此問題時，如何因應，文獻探討以此地區為主·本文探討之主題包括︰1.大學圖書館之任務與特色；2.電算中心之任務與特色；3.大學圖書館與電算中心之比較，分為︰(1)人員，(2)經費，(3)服務倫理，與(4)學校地位四個項目；4.大學圖書館與電算中心之關係，區分為三種關係，即︰(1)疏遠的關係，(2)合併的關係，與(3)合作的關係。 This paper discusses the relationship between university libraries and computerers in the information age. Since 1980 this issue was popularly discussed in the United States so the literature reviews are mainly focused in that country. Four topics are described in this paper: 1. the missions and characteristics of university libraries; 2. the missions and characteristics of computer centers; 3. the comparison between university libraries and computer centers in which 4 items are compared i.e. (1) staff, (2) budget, (3) service ethic, and (4) status in the university; and 4. In the relationship between university libraries and computer centers 3 relations are discussed, i.e. (1) estranged relations, (2) merged relations and (3) partnership relations.