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ERIC Number: ED368371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-May
Pages: 231
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Open Forum on Children and Youth Services: Redefining the Federal Role for Libraries (Boston, Massachusetts, May 4-5, 1993).
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) conducted an open forum May 4-5, 1993 on the changing role of the federal government in support of library and information services and literacy programs for children and youth. The following topics were addressed: current status of library and information services for elementary and secondary school students; role of school library media centers in achieving the six National Education Goals; future federal roles in support of library media programs and services for children and youth from public libraries; nature of federal support for school library media programs and public library services for students; nature of federal support of technology for school and public library programs for children and youth; role of public and school libraries in promoting resource-based learning, information skills, and instructional activities; how school and public library partnerships should be developed; how libraries can develop intergenerational demonstration programs for latchkey children and young adults and outreach programs for youth at risk; and the community library's role in offering parent/family educational programs for early childhood services. Includes 4 appendices. (JLB)
U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, 1110 Vermont Avenue, Suite 820, Washington, DC 20005-3522.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Commission Libraries Information Science; National Education Goals 1990; White House Conference Library Info Services