ERIC Number: ED349978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
International Relations Program, 1991.
Doyle, Robert P.
This brochure describes the following 1991 international relations programs of the American Library Association (ALA): (1) the Books for Romania Program, which resulted in donations of books, journals, microfilm products, and microfilm readers valued at approximately $5 million to Rumanian libraries; (2) the Colloquium on Library Science, a colloquium for Rumanian librarians on current issues in library services, education, and organization; (3) the Library/Book Fellows Program, which placed U.S. librarians in working situations overseas; (4) the World Conference on Education for All during which educators, government officials, social scientists, and other policymakers from 155 countries and more than 150 non-governmental organizations produced a plan to solve education problems by the year 2000; and (5) a project that made bibliographic records produced by the All-Union Book Chamber of the Russian Federation available worldwide in the UNIMARC international standard communication format. ALA 1991 awards and new publications related to international librarianship, as well as ALA participation at international meetings, are also briefly described. (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers: American Library Association; Rumania; USSR
Note: For a related report, see ED 316 250.