ERIC Number: ED114047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
In Our Opinion; Regional Hearing Before the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, September 27, 1972, Chicago, Illinois.
Trezza, Alphonse F., Comp.
The State Library of Illinois presents the written testimony given at the regional hearings of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science at Chicago, Illinois, September 27, 1972. Witnesses include librarians from academic, regional, public, special, state, school children's, and audiovisual libraries, as well as legislators, library school professors, commercial information suppliers, publishers, library trustees, educators, and officials of state governments and library associations. While financial needs are heavily emphasized in many of the written statements, the whole gamut of services and problems in the library and information areas are touched upon. These areas include cable television; public relations; cooperative programs; interlibrary loans; information needs and access; the role of the Commission and the federal government; information systems and networks; automation; library manpower; copyright; library education; media and audiovisual materials; facilities; standards; national and regional centers; library research; information and referral programs; and services to the unreached, the handicapped, senior citizens, minorities, rural populations, and children. The states of Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, and Missouri are represented in the testimony. (LS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Cable Television, Copyrights, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Government Role, Information Needs, Information Networks, Information Science, Interlibrary Loans, Libraries, Library Associations, Library Automation, Library Cooperation, Library Education, Library Networks, Library Research, Library Services, Library Standards, National Programs, Outreach Programs, Publicize, Publishing Industry, Standards
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.; Illinois State Library, Springfield.