ERIC Number: ED229008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Information Policy for Development: National and International Responsibilities. Main Issues Discussed at the UNISIST Meeting on the Planning and Implementing of National Information Activities in Science and Technology. (1st, Herceg Novi, Yugoslavia, April 20-23, 1976).
This report summarizes the formation of UNISIST and the topics of discussion at the first UNISIST meeting (1976) on the planning and implementation of national information activities in science and technology. Topics of discussion reported include: (1) the objectives of national information activities in the areas of science and technology; (2) the functions, structure, and establishment of national focal points for scientific and technical information services and policy development; (3) the setting of priorities for information activities in the context of national needs; (4) aspects of the implementation of a national information plan; and (5) the interaction of national information focal points with international and regional activities. Background details on the information revolution and information as a resource for development are also provided, as well as information on the development of the UNISIST program and its accomplishments. A list of six items of significance arising from the 1976 meeting concludes the report. (ESR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Scientific and Technical Information; UNISIST
Note: For related documents, see IR 050 159 and IR 050 165. Appendices cited in the table of contents are not attached.