ERIC Number: ED239636
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Parliamentary Libraries Section. General Research Libraries Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on parliamentary and legislative libraries, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Need for and Use of Parliamentary Papers," a report by Eeva-Maija Tammekann on the results of a 1983 survey of 37 parliamentary libraries (with a 51% response rate) covering types of documents considered to fall within the scope of parliamentary papers, the extent of library acquisitions, the replacement of printed publications by microfilm, storage of publications, and access to and use of publications; (2) "The Use of Video in Parliamentary Libraries," in which Michael R. Mann describes applications for videotapes and videodiscs in the parliamentary library situation, covering videorecording of parliamentary proceedings, off-air recording of televised broadcasts, acquisition of externally produced video programs, and in-house production of video programs; and (3) "Parliaments and Information Dissemination: The Role of Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation and the International Centre for Parliamentary Documentation (CIDP) in Strengthening Parliamentary Institutions through Documentation and Dissemination of Information," in which Subhash C. Kashyap describes CIDP scope, development, library and documentation services, research and publications, organization of international symposia and meetings, and technical cooperation programs. (ESR)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Libraries, Government Publications, Information Dissemination, International Organizations, International Programs, Library Acquisition, Library Associations, Library Collections, Library Cooperation, Library Research, Library Services, Microfilm, Program Descriptions, Videodisc Recordings, Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Access to Information; International Centre Parliamentary Documentation
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983).