ERIC Number: ED365328
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of State Library Agencies in the Evolving National Information Network. Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (Washington, D.C., April 27-29, 1992). Network Planning Paper No. 23.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Network Development and MARC Standards Office.
The papers in this proceedings describe similarities and differences in state libraries and examine the state library role in local, regional, and national network development and in the dissemination of information to various client segments. The papers are: (1) "The Commonalities of State Library Agencies" (Barrat Wilkins); (2) "Research/Special Library Model" (Barbara F. Weaver); (3) "Department of Public Instruction Model" (J. Maurice Travillian); (4) "Independent Agency Model" (Richard G. Akeroyd, Jr.); (5) "Executive Branch Model" (Jane Williams); (6) "Statewide Telecommunications Development" (Sara A. Parker); (7) "Statewide Database Development" (James B. Johnson, Jr.); (8) "Multitype Library Network Development" (Jean E. Wilkins); (9) "State Libraries and OCLC" (Kate Nevins); (10) "State Libraries and Regional Bibliographic Networks" (Bonnie Juergens); (11) "State Libraries and the Distribution of State Government Databases" (Rodney G. Wagner); (12) "State Libraries and Public Information Policy/Legislation" (Richard M. Cheski); (13) "State Libraries and Service to Private Citizens" (Nancy L. Zussy); (14) "State Libraries and Service to Corporate Sector/Local Governments" (Howard F. McGinn); and (15) "State Libraries and Service to Educational Institutions" (John C. Tyson). Draft recommendations for further study and action are included. A conference background paper, report of business sessions, speaker biographies, meeting agenda, and a paper entitled "The Challenge Offered by the National Research and Education Network" (Clifford A. Lynch) are appended. (KRN)
Descriptors: Databases, Information Dissemination, Internet, Library Development, Library Networks, Library Planning, Library Role, Library Services, Models, Organization, Public Policy, State Libraries, Telecommunications
Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20541-5210.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Network Development and MARC Standards Office.
Identifiers: Government Information; OCLC