ERIC Number: ED022509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Reference Count: 0
Conference on Library Services for the Disadvantaged, Proceedings Summary (Harriman, New York, December 10-11, 1964).
New York State Library, Albany.
An invitational conference was held to bring together library system staff members immediately concerned with projects financed under the Library Services and Construction Act, representatives from the New York State Education Department, and leaders in related agencies for discussion of: (1) identified needs and projects designed to meet these needs, (2) cooperation and coordination of projects, (3) evaluation techniques, and (4) publicity about the projects. This summary of the proceedings includes descriptions of projects for the disadvantaged in public library systems in the state of New York, along with critiques and comments on these projects. Summaries of remarks by principal speakers are also included, covering the subjects of library participation in the war on poverty, characteristics of the disadvantaged child, and service to the disadvantaged. (JB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Library, Albany.
Identifiers: Library Services and Construction Act; New York