ERIC Number: ED239638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-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 children's services, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Education and Training of Children's Librarians: An Investigation" by Eva Glistrup (Denmark), which presents preliminary results from a 1982 survey of institutions in 30 countries (30% response rate) showing a general lack of adequate educational programs for children's librarianship; (2) "Annual Report of the Activities of the Section of Children's Libraries" by Genevieve Patte (France), which focuses on children's reading and library projects sponsored by IFLA in developing nations; (3) "Meet the Future with Video," in which A. M. Kylberg (Sweden) describes the widespread use of video recordings in Sweden and trial projects providing educational video programs for children and adults in public libraries; (4) "Informatique et Education avec le Langage LOGO (Information Technology and Education with the Computer Language LOGO)," in which Fatimata Sylla (Senegal) describes a pilot project conducted by the Senegalese Institute of Research in Mathematics and Applied Information Science to assess the psychological, pedagogical, sociological, and epistemological impact of LOGO and microcomputer usage on primary school children aged 8 to 11 years (paper in French); and (5) "Video and Youth Services in the Public Library," in which Emma Cohn (United States) discusses reasons for and methods of providing video services in public libraries and in educational systems, and describes specific examples from the United States and France. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Childrens Librarians; France; International Federation of Library Associations; LOGO Programing Language; Senegal; Sweden; United States
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983). Paper no. 4 has extremely light type and will be marginally reproducible.