ERIC Number: ED332714
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Nashville '90: Annual Meeting of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) (11th, Nashville, Tennessee, August 16-18, 1990). Final Conference Report.
Gleaves, Edwin S., Ed.
This report provides outlines of the reports, comments, and recommendations which emanated from the 3-day Tennessee Library and Information Services Taskforce conference. Representing the first and second general sessions, and included in this report, are the opening remarks; reports from Washington, D.C. on the status of plans for the second White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIS II); and reports of the pre-White House Conference activities in Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, and New York. Also summarized in this report are recommendations from 10 focus groups. These recommendations encompass a wide range of issues related to the White House conference process in the states and at the national level. These recommendations are entitled: (1) Creative Ideas for Delegate Education: What Has Worked So Far/What Can Work in the Future; (2) Issues in Delegate Selection: Applying, Electing, Appointing; (3) Resolution Preparation: Ways and Means; (4) A Literacy Program That Works: The North Carolina Experience; (5) Theme Selection: Productivity, Literacy, Democracy, and Beyond; (6) The Funding Question: Financial Support for State Conferences; (7) Creating Coalitions: How To Build and Maintain Support Groups in the States; (8) Public Information on Information to the Public: What Works in the States; (9) After the Ball Is Over: Follow-up Activities in the States; and (10) But Will You Love Me in the Morning: The Future of WHCLIST after WHCLIS II. Nine resolutions approved by the Task Force are presented and awards bestowed at the conference are described. The report concludes with the text of an address by Edwin S. Gleaves, "Wandering through WHCLIST: A Fond Recollection, 1985-1990." (MAB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville.
Identifiers: Tennessee; White House Conference Library Info Services