ERIC Number: ED239622
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: 0
The Development of the Missouri Documents Depository System: 1971-1977.
This description of the development from 1971 to 1977 of a state documents depository system in Missouri covers: (1) initial planning efforts by Meryl Atterberry (government documents librarian at the Missouri State Library) and the Missouri Library Association (MLA) State Documents Depository Legislation Subcommittee; (2) the distribution of a questionnaire on availability of state documents and a subsequent survey to determine libraries' interest in becoming depository libraries; (3) legislative lobbying by librarian and student organizations, particularly the Associated Students of the University of Missouri (ASUM); (4) the passage of legislation authorizing a state depository program; (5) the selection of depository libraries and implementation of the program; (6) the initial shipments of depository materials; and (7) the establishment of depository rules and regulations. A chronology of events is provided. Appendices include copies of draft bills, bills, and the resulting statute and regulations establishing the state depository system; sample questionnaires; a sample application for depository designation; a map and a list of the original depository libraries; a 1977 list of core state documents; a copy of the first shipping list; and samples of a depository agreement and a depository selection list. (ESR)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Legislative History; Missouri
Note: Master's Thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia.