ERIC Number: ED112947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Yankee Comments; Testimony Submitted to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, October 3, 1973, Boston, Massachusetts.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.; New England Library Board, Hartford, CT.
The New England Library Board presents the oral and written testimony given to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) at a hearing in Boston, Massachusetts, October 3, 1973. Witnesses include college, university, state, public, special, regional, and school librarians, as well as library trustees; educators; a mayor; researchers; a newspaper editor; and officials of information networks, state education offices, consortia, state library commissions, and commercial information services. Testimony centers around the topics of networking, priorities for service, national and regional resource centers, service in rural areas, new technology, interlibrary cooperation, the Library of Congress as a national library, federal legislation, and the role of state and federal governments. Witnesses represent the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Connecticut. A draft of the NCLIS national program of library and information service, dated October 1973, is appended. (LS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.; New England Library Board, Hartford, CT.