ERIC Number: ED111363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May-21
Reference Count: N/A
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Mid-Atlantic States Regional Hearing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 21, 1975. Volume Two. Written Testimony.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
This is the second of two volumes of written testimony presented to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) at its Mid-Atlantic States Regional Hearing held May 21, 1975 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Statements are provided by academic, public, state, and special librarians, as well as by spokespersons for associations, commercial information services, library schools, publishing houses, citizens' groups, and federal and state governments. The majority of the testimony is in response to the second and fourth draft reports of NCLIS, and covers such topics as networks, the objectives of the NCLIS program, resource sharing, library cooperation, law libraries, school media programs, automation and technology, copyright and copying, the role of government at all levels, standards, funding, library education and retraining, the role of the private sector, information quality and distribution, bibliographic control, the role of the library, user needs and education, regional bibliographic centers, and the White House conference. Witnesses represent the states of Illinois, California, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, as well as the District of Columbia. (LS)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Copyrights, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Government Role, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Networks, Information Services, Interlibrary Loans, Law Libraries, Libraries, Library Cooperation, Library Education, Library Networks, Library Role, Library Services, Library Standards, Meetings, National Programs, Program Development, Public Libraries, Publishing Industry, School Libraries, Technology
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.