ERIC Number: ED021568
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Library Technology in California Junior Colleges, Papers Presented at a Conference on the Training of Library Technical Assistants (University of San Francisco, January 18-19, 1968).
Communication Service Corp., Washington, DC.
This conference was held to provide a forum for wide-range discussions of library technical assistant training. Junior college educators and library personnel from school, college and special libraries presented papers on these topics--(1) the junior college perspective on library technology, including the education of library technical assistants and programs in California, (2) areas of service for the library technical assistant in public, special and school libraries, (3) the administration and development of library technology programs, with discussions of program funding, the labor market, recruitment and placement, (4) the relation of library technical assistant training programs to professional associations, and (5) the future of library technology programs, with five kinds of information workers suggested--teacher assistants, library technicians, museum technicians, media technicians, and data processing technicians. (JB)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Educational Programs, Labor Market, Libraries, Library Associations, Library Education, Library Technicians, Paraprofessional Personnel, Program Development, Recruitment, Two Year Colleges
Communication Service Corporation, 1629 K St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 ($2.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Junior Coll. Vocational-Technical Education.; San Francisco Univ., CA.
Authoring Institution: Communication Service Corp., Washington, DC.