ERIC Number: ED373800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Apr-19
Reference Count: N/A
Libraries and Their Role in the Information Infrastructure. Hearing on Examining the Role of Libraries in Developing America's New Information Infrastructure, before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
The purpose of this congressional hearing was to determine how libraries fit into the emerging national information infrastructure (NII). Testimony and prepared statements include those from Howard F. McGinn, Director, Emporia Public Library, Emporia, Kansas; James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., accompanied by Nat Gadson, Donald Hiller, Betsy Miller, and Rubin Medina; Hardy R. Franklin, President, American Library Association, and Director, Washington, D.C. Public Library; Agnes M. Griffen, Montgomery County Public Library, Rockville, Maryland; James Ubel, Director, Shawnee Library System, Carterville, Illinois; Grant P. Thompson, Executive Director, Libraries for the Future, New York, New York; Donald Pascarella, General Manager, Harron Communications, Frazer, Pennsylvania; James S. Fogarty, Director of Curriculum and Technology, Project Consultant to Commonwealth Libraries, Schuylkill Intermediate Unit, Mar Lin, Pennsylvania; Beverly Choltco-Devlin, Director, Morrisville Public Library, Morrisville, New York; and Jeanne H. Simon, Chairperson, U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. (JLB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Futures (of Society), Government Publications, Hearings, Information Dissemination, Information Technology, Internet, Public Libraries, Telecommunications
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers: National Information Infrastructure