ERIC Number: ED365345
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-May
Reference Count: N/A
Building Bridges to the Twenty-First Century. Kentucky's Path to the White House Conference.
Gardner, Michelle M.; And Others
A summary of Kentucky's involvement in the second White House conference on Library and Information Service (WHCLIS), this report describes the activities surrounding this event and Kentucky's Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services. The recommendations that were adopted at the Governor's Conference in 1991 are listed, and the plan for implementation of these and selected national recommendations is outlined in detail. Some of the topics in the Governor's Conference recommendations include funding for public libraries; library networks and networking; national information standards; federal support and funding of preservation activities; access to government information; fees for library and information services; education and continuing education of library and information professionals; long range planning; provision of library and information service to special population groups; ensuring the existence of adequate library services for children and young adults; public awareness of libraries, their role and services, and the value of information they provide; and the adequacy of library facilities. The delegates to the WHCLIS are listed with their biographies. The appendices include the names of committee members and other participants. (JLB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Federal Aid, Fees, Financial Support, Information Networks, Inservice Education, Library Education, Library Facilities, Library Networks, Library Planning, Library Role, Library Services, Long Range Planning, Preservation, Public Libraries, State Programs, Telecommunications, Users (Information)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
Identifiers: Kentucky; White House Conference Library Info Services