ERIC Number: ED045172
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Nov
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Libraries and Library Education at Wisconsin's Public Universities.
Wisconsin Coordinating Council for Higher Education, Madison.
This report was prepared in response to a need identified in the "Provisional Long-Range Plan" of the Wisconsin Coordinating Council for Higher Education (CCHE). The findings of an advisory committee were used as the basis for recommendations in three areas: (1) technology and interinstitutional cooperation, (2) library resources and (3) library education. Recommendations submitted for Council action include: (1) full participation of the public universities in a state information network, (2) five methods to modernize the inter-library loan system, (3) a cost-benefit analysis of a central purchasing and processing center, (4) employment of a library systems analyst-computer specialist in a statewide planning capacity, (5) recommended minimum holding goals for 1980, (6) recommended timing to reach the holding goals, (7) recommended emphasis for library resources development, (8) three requirements for new associate degree programs for library technical assistants, (9) continued emphasis on school librarianship by undergraduate library science programs (10) establishment of a broad field major in library science programs, (11) five guidelines for undergraduate minor programs and (12) maintenance of a permanent library advisory committee by the CCHE with the specified general responsibilities. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Coordinating Council for Higher Education, Madison.