ERIC Number: ED053770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
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Proceedings of the Conference on Federal Information Resources (2nd, Washington, D.C., March 30-31, 1971).
Durkin, Robert E., Ed.
The second conference on Federal Information Resources continued the discussion, begun in 1970, between the Federal library and information community and the research library community. Although each had its particular mission and problems, there is agreement that some problems are common to the two groups and that, in at least some instances, the one community can assist the other to the benefit of both. There was a review of progress made in attacking some of the issues identified at the first Conference, and a report on services recently established or about to be established. Moving beyond specific problems, there was an effort to consider and appraise proposed new organizations, management devices and services that might enable the Federal and non-Federal communities to provide improved services to their users. The special needs of the predominatly black institutions were presented in detail and means of bringing about improvements were set forth. A series of discussion groups provided the opportunity for exchange of views on topics of current interest to both groups. The all-embracing Conference Resolution directed the sponsors to attempt to carry out the recommendations and considerations presented by the speakers, discussion leaders and other participants. (The first Conference is available as ED 043 792) (Author/NH)
Descriptors: Black Community, Conferences, Federal Programs, Feedback, Government Libraries, Information Needs, Information Services, Information Utilization, Library Services, Research Libraries, Use Studies
Federal City College Press, Media Services Div., Federal City College, Washington, D.C. 20001 ($4.25)
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Sponsor: Federal Council for Science and Technology, Washington, DC. Committee on Scientific and Technical Information.; Federal Library Committee, Washington, DC.; Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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