ERIC Number: ED058895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
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Southwest Asian Documentation Centre Conference (1st, Tehran, Iran, April 5-9, 1970). Proceedings.
Harvey, John F., Ed.
The main objective of the conference was to explore methods for close and fruitful cooperation between the region's documentation centers. The conference was held to establish closer contacts between the documentation center staffs, to expand in-service training, and promote information and personnel exchange. The conference is considered to be an initial step toward sincere and continuing cooperation between the documentation centers of Turkey, Pakistan and Iran - countries which have a background of cultural, social and economic interdepedence. Goals to be fulfilled within five years include: giving attention to information scientists' education; preparing a cumulative union list of science, technology and social science regional serials; having short term staff exchanges; holding short term regional seminars; preparing a cumulative union list of science, technology and social science regional serials; having short term staff exchanges; holding short term regional seminars; preparing a common thesaurus on broad subject fields; preparing a regional interlibrary loan code; establishing a Southwest Asian Documentation Center Conference Secretariat; Compiling a directory of regional research institutions and establishing a regional center for duplicate exchange. (Author/NH)
Descriptors: Conferences, Cooperative Programs, Foreign Countries, Information Centers, Information Scientists, Information Services, Information Systems, International Programs
Iranian Documentation Centre, P.O. Box 11-1387, Tehran, Iran (no charge)
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Central Treaty Organization, Ankara (Turkey).
Authoring Institution: Iranian Documentation Center, Tehran.
Identifiers - Location: Iran; Pakistan; Turkey