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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Council on Library and Information Resources, Washington, DC. – 2000
This annual report of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) begins with a list of staff, a letter for the Chairman of the Board, and a message from the CLIR President. Activities for 1999-2000 in the following areas are then summarized: (1) resources for scholarship, including the artifact in library collections,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Annual Reports, Electronic Journals
West, Thomas W.; And Others – 1996
The seven essays in this paper were submitted by winners of the CAUSE ELITE (Exemplary Leadership and Information Technology Excellence) Award. The papers reflect leadership and achievement through effective management and use of information resources. Papers include: "More Lessons from the CIO Trail: from Butch Cassidy to City Slicker," (Thomas…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Effectiveness, Change Strategies, Futures (of Society)
International Research and Exchange Board, New York, NY. – 1988
This document contains eight papers by American participants in the U.S.-U.S.S.R. Seminar on Access to Library Resources through Technology and Preservation: (1) "The Automation of Libraries and Information Services in the United States" (Richard De Gennaro); (2) "Databases: Issues in the Bibliographic Control of Information in a Computer…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Databases, Information Technology, Library Automation
Cummings, Martin M., Ed. – 1988
Ten friends and colleagues of Warren J. Haas, former president of the Association of Research Libraries, contributed the nine papers in this Festschrift honoring Haas on the occasion of his 65th birthday and the tenth year of his leadership as president of the Council on Library Resources. The papers, which describe Haas's role in significant…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Leadership
Daval, Nicola, Ed.; Merrill-Oldham, Jan, Ed. – 1988
These minutes of the October 1987 ARL (Association of Research Libraries) membership meeting include the following papers on preservation in the research library: (1) "A Challenge for Research Libraries" (David C. Weber); (2) "The Moral Imperative of Conservation" (James H. Billington); (3) "The Role of the Library Director: Wherefore and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Library Administration, Library Associations
Khalil, Edna M., Ed. – 1987
This report of the proceedings of a meeting on graduate education in the United States contains papers from plenary and concurrent sessions, information on the Council of Graduate Schools' (CGS) business meeting, copies of the CGS constitution and bylaws, CGS list of member institutions, and accounts of award presentations. Papers have the…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, College Administration, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Practices
Daval, Nicola, Ed. – 1983
This set of minutes from a semiannual meeting of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) includes three presentations: "The Economics of Document Delivery" by Donald B. Simpson, "Electronic Journal Publishing and Libraries" by Jay K. Lucker, and "Policies and Controversies" by Hugh C. Atkinson. Atkinson reviews copyright issues,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Facsimile Transmission, Information Networks, Interlibrary Loans
Current Issues in Higher Education, 1983
The implications for higher education of the U.S. transformation from an industrial to an information society are discussed in six papers. Russell Edgerton provides an overview in "Entering the Information Society: An Introduction." In "The Computer: An Enabling Instrument," Louis Robinson considers the current era of the personalization of the…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Libraries, College Role, Computer Assisted Instruction
Research Libraries Group, Inc., Stanford, CA. – 1984
This document comprises a program schedule; welcoming remarks by Herman Liebaers (Brussels), entitled "Towards a European Equivalent of the Council on Library Resources"; and conference papers presented at an international conference on cooperation among research libraries. The following papers presented at the conference are (with two exceptions)…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Consortia, Foreign Countries
Battin, Patricia – CAUSE/EFFECT, 1997
Argues that the two best means for achieving diversity and leadership in college and university information management are affirmative action (defined as actively seeking out talent wherever it resides) and formal mentoring programs. Describes mentorship as an individual commitment to seeking out, identifying, and developing the leaders of the…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Affirmative Action, College Administration, Cultural Pluralism
Hawkins, Brian L.; Battin, Patricia – CAUSE/EFFECT, 1997
Two higher education professionals discuss cultural issues that separate librarians and information technology professionals, and inhibit enlightened leadership as their changing roles cause professional convergence. Guiding principles for the information professional are outlined: developing oneself and a new generation of leadership; recognizing…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Attitude Change, College Administration
Battin, Patricia – EDUCOM, 1980
The university librarian at Columbia University discusses the need for a national cooperative strategy for research libraries in the network environment. The advent of widespread computer technology and the impact on research libraries is described. (MP)
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computers, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Battin, Patricia – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1980
A national cooperative strategy by research libraries is needed in collection development capabilities, technological developments, preservation requirements and the process of scholarly communication. The publications explosion, rapid inflation, and technological advancement have invalidated traditional operating assumptions of research…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inflation (Economics), Library Acquisition, Library Cooperation
Battin, Patricia – American Libraries, 1983
Discusses the role of librarians in university and research libraries, noting basic personal qualifications (problem-solving and managerial abilities, undergraduate preparation), and basic assumptions that must underlie planning for library education programs to produce professionals prepared to cope with the real world. (EJS)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Employment Qualifications, Higher Education, Librarians
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Battin, Patricia – College and Research Libraries, 1984
Analyzes traditional roles and services of academic libraries, summarizes new communication links, and suggests major policy areas to be considered by university officers: centralized financial and technological planning, integration of information services with academic programs, access to scholarly resources, electronic publishing, copyright and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Services
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