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ERIC Number: ED017300
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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STATEWIDE LONG-RANGE PLANNING FOR LIBRARIES, REPORT OF CONFERENCE (CHICAGO, SEPTEMBER 19-22, 1965).
CARL, HERBERT A.
INITIATED BY THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE LIBRARIES AND SPONSORED BY THE LIBRARY SERVICES DIVISION, U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION, THIS CONFERENCE WAS HELD TO (1) DEMONSTRATE THE IMPORTANCE, URGENCY, AND IMMEDIATE NECESSITY FOR STATEWIDE LIBRARY PLANNING, (2) REVIEW THE PLANNING PROCESS AND SPECIFY STEPS NECESSARY FOR THE INAUGURATING AND CONTINUING OF PLANNING, AND (3) CLARIFY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF STATE AGENCY PERSONNEL FOR LIBRARY PALNNING. THIS REPORT, INCLUDING THE PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE AND SUMMARIES OF THE PANEL DISCUSSIONS, OPENS WITH A DISCUSSION OF THE PLANNING PROCESS AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE, FOLLOWED BY AN ANALYSIS OF STATEWIDE LIBRARY PLANNING PRINCIPLES AND A PANEL DISCUSSION ON ESTABLISHING GOALS AND STANDARDS. TRENDS AND PROBLEMS IN THE GATHERING AND EVALUATION OF DATA ARE EXAMINED, AS WELL AS PROPOSITIONS FOR DEVELOPING A PLAN OF ACTION, PLANNING FOR PERSONNEL, THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PLANS, AND THE RESPONSIBILITY AND OPPORTUNITY OF EDUCATION, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO LIBRARIES OF TODAY AND THE FUTURE. PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON THE ROLE OF STATE LIBRARY AGENCIES AND THE INVOLVEMENT OF THE VARIOUS GROUPS CONCERNED WITH STATEWIDE PLANNING ARE ALSO INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS FS 5.212--15060 FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20204, FOR $0.40, 61 PAGES. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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