ERIC Number: ED088451
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct-3
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Regional Hearing of National Commission On Libraries And Information Science. Boston, Massachusetts, Wednesday, October 3, 1973. Volume I.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
This document is a transcript of the regional hearing held on the draft of a national library program presented by the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. Presiding at the hearing were Frederick H. Burkhardt, Chairman, and 12 members of the Commission. The speakers include those considered professionally and technically competent to react to the proposed program. Testimony centers around seven topics: 1) new federal legislation for libraries; 2) inequities in today's system; 3) reasons compelling the government to consider interconnecting the libraries and information centers of the nation according to a national plan; 4) federal investment policy on libraries; 5) responsibilities of the Federal Government toward the development of a national network; 6) state governments' responsibilities toward a national network; and 7) the motivation of a state to belong to the national network. Responding to inquiries from the presiding members, the speakers amplify their written testimony. (CH)
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Government Role, Information Centers, Information Networks, Information Services, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Librarians, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Library Services, Local Issues, National Programs, Opinions, Program Proposals, Revenue Sharing, State Government, Tax Allocation, Technical Assistance, Technology
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Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.