ERIC Number: ED227879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Children's Libraries Section. Libraries Serving the General Public Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on school and children's libraries which were presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Learning to Learn in the Street," a description by B. Lang (France) of "street libraries" and other institutions designed to introduce economically disadvantaged children to books and other sources of knowledge; (2) a report on recent activities of IFLA's Children's Libraries Section; (3) "Library Services for the Disadvantaged Children in the United States of America," an overview of these services by Nita Vegamora Norman (United States) based on a 1982 survey of 652 randomly selected public libraries and information published in library literature from 1975 on; (4) "The Centralized Automation of National Centres to Networking in School Libraries," a discussion by D. Reumer (Netherlands) of the benefits and services of national institutions which provide central services to school libraries such as publication acquisition, storage, retrieval, processing, and loan; (5) "Orientation and Extension of a Programme of Mini-Libraries in Venezuela," a description by Bruno Renaud (Venezuela) of Venezuelan cultural aims and the development of the fledgling mini-library program which provides library services for Venezuelan children and adults; and (6) "School Libraries and Networking in North America: Principles and Problems of Participation," an overview by Donald C. Adcock (United States) of factors which inhibit school participation in networks. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Canada; Childrens Librarians; Childrens Libraries; France; United States; Venezuela
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Federation of Library Associations (48th, Montreal, Canada, August 22-28, 1982).