ERIC Number: ED088505
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan-31
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National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Annual Report to the President and the Congress, 1972-1973.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
The National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, a permanent and independent agency within the Executive Branch, is charged with primary responsibility for developing and recommending overall plans for library and information services adequate to meet the needs of the citizens. This report, the second Annual Report of the Commission, describes the activities of the agency between July 1, 1972, and June 30, 1973. It covers the results of investigations and studies that were begun as the first year of operation ended; provides initial information on the surveys and contracts in progress; summarizes the testimony from the first three regional hearings; condenses the recommendations of a special conference on users information needs; and sets forth the initial points in a national program statement on libraries and information services that was drafted and is now being revised by the Commission. (Author)
Descriptors: Activities, Administrative Organization, Annual Reports, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Government Role, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Networks, Information Science, Information Services, Information Utilization, Libraries, Library Cooperation, Library Services, National Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 5203-00022; $.65)
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Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.