ERIC Number: ED221202
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
International Conference of Directors of National Libraries on Resource Sharing in Asia and Oceanic [Proceedings] (Canberra, Australia, May 14-18, 1979). Development of Resource Sharing Networks. Networks Study No. 11.
National Library of Australia, Canberra.
The proceedings of this 1979 conference on library cooperation begin with proposals for the promotion of resource sharing among the national libraries of Asia and Oceania, the text of a policy statement on the role of national and international systems as approved at a 1976 meeting of directors of national libraries held in Lausanne, and a summary listing of replies to a 1978 questionnaire prepared by the National Library of Australia on the range of responsibilities of national libraries throughout the world. Addresses presented at the conference are organized by geographical area as follows: (1) three East Asia papers from representatives of the national libraries of China, Japan, and Australia. (D.Z. Gang, M. Kishida, and T. Satoh); (2) a West Asia paper from Jordan (K. Asali); (3) three South Asia papers from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan (K. M. Karim, R. K. Das Gupta, and N. Begg); (4) five south East Asia papers from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand (M. H. Prakoso, D. E. K. Wijasuriya, S. Quiason, Y.-L. Wicks, and K. Gesmankit); (5) four Oceania papers from Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea (G. Chandler, K. L. Jinna, M. Ronnie, and J. Yocklunn); and (6) four European papers from librarians or directors of libraries in Finland, Italy, Norway, and Poland (E. Hakli, L. Mancusi, G. Munthe, and W. Stankiewicz). Presentations range from brief addresses on library cooperation in the Pacific Community to descriptive reports on the history and services of a particular national library. (ESR)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interlibrary Loans, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Library Planning, Library Role, Library Services, National Libraries, Questionnaires, Regional Programs, Shared Services
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Library of Australia, Canberra.
Identifiers: Asia; Library Administrators; Oceania