ERIC Number: ED349990
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The 21st Century: Proceedings of the Wilson Symposium on the Future of Public Libraries (Omaha, Nebraska, September 26-29, 1990).
Vavrek, Bernard, Ed.; Whitney, Loralyn, Ed.
The 11 papers in this collection were presented at a symposium that was jointly sponsored by the Wilson Foundation and the Nebraska Library Commission. The papers are: (1) "The Small Library in an Era of Multiple Transformations" (Michael Marien); (2) "Community Needs and the Rural Public Library" (Don A. Dillman); (3) "Looking at Rural Libraries Through Rose-Colored Glasses" (John Houlahan); (4) "Planning for Community Change and the Librarian's Role" (Daryl K. Heasley); (5) "Library Technology Through a Wide-Angle Lens" (Karl Beiser); (6) "Cooperating To Meet Specialist Needs: A Rainbow of Public Library Services Encompassing Everyone in the Twenty-First Century" (Jim Kirks); (7) "Dynamics of Future Cooperation" (Jan Ison); (8) "Distance Education, Rural Libraries, and Personnel Development" (Dan Barron); (9) "Future Staffing Requirement: Some Considerations" (Nancy J. Busch); (10) "What Needs To Change" (Sue Parker); and (11) "Lots of Services" (Mary Jo Godwin). (KRN)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Cooperative Programs, Distance Education, Futures (of Society), Information Networks, Information Technology, Library Automation, Library Personnel, Library Role, Literacy, Public Libraries, Resource Allocation, Rural Areas, State Libraries, User Needs (Information), User Satisfaction (Information)
Center for the Study of Rural Librarianship, Department of Library Science, 166 Carlson, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA 16214 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Clarion Univ. of Pennsylvania. Coll. of Library Science.
Identifiers: Small Libraries; Vendors
Note: This conference was jointly sponsored by the Wilson Foundation and the Nebraska Library Commission.