ERIC Number: ED071679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jan-31
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National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; Annual Report 1971-1972.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
The National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) is a permanent independent agency within the executive branch, established by Congress and signed into law on July 20, 1970. As specified by the enabling legislation, the Commission has been concerned in its initial year with every type of library and with all types of information resources and services. This first annual report summarizes the year's activities under the following headings: meetings and committees, other agencies, regional hearings, working philosophy, major goals, organization of library service, information needs of users, financing of libraries, adequacies and deficiencies of present libraries and information systems, applications of new technology, and improved manpower. Contained in the appendices are: Public Law 91-345 which established the Commission, List of Members, Committees, List of Witnesses at Commission hearings, Contracts awarded, and the Fiscal statement. (The Commission hearings and testimony are available as ED 068 143 through ED 068 145.) (SJ)
Descriptors: Agencies, Annual Reports, Information Science, Information Services, Libraries, Library Science, Library Services
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Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.