ERIC Number: ED111364
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 Three, Transcribed Testimony.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
The National Commission on Libraries and Information Science held its Mid-Atlantic States Regional Hearing at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 21, 1975. Oral testimony was given by college, university, public, state, school, county, and special librarians, as well as by publishers, educators, library association officials, interested citizens, and officials of state, federal, and local governments. In responding to the commission's draft reports, witnesses dealt with such topics as national information centers, cooperative programs, the proposed national network, existing networks, financial support for libraries, standards for library and information services, new technology, the relationship between the public and private sectors, the information needs of the American public, the library as a community information center, and the copyright versus copying problem. Witnesses represented the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, as well as the District of Columbia. (LS)
Descriptors: Community Information Services, Copyrights, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Information Centers, Information Needs, Information Networks, Information Services, Libraries, Library Automation, Library Cooperation, Library Education, Library Networks, Library Services, Library Standards, Meetings, National Programs, Program Development, Publishing Industry, Speeches
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.