ERIC Number: ED046459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Conference on Sharing Caribbean Resources for Instruction and Research, College of the Virgin Islands, March 17-19, 1969. Proceedings.
College of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas.
The first day of the conference identified library resources, what they are and where they are, whether in the area or outside of it. The second was devoted to discussing access to these resources, the problem encountered in gaining access to them, identification of library needs and ways to make library efforts more successful. Recommendations of the Conference included: upgrading and sharing of library resources, better utilization of modern technology, legal establishment of depository libraries, continued support of the Pilot Bibliographical Center, new surveys of library resources, preparation of guides to library holdings, creation of union catalogs, shared cataloging and acquisition services, updated acquisitions lists and bibliographies on the region, identification of nonbook materials, increased use of microtechnology, increased attention to scholarly papers, development of oral histories, larger and more comprehensive collection of materials on the Caribbean region, and improved training for paraprofessional personnel. A list of participants and attendees is included. (AB)
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Authoring Institution: College of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas.