ERIC Number: ED125835
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Identification of Information Needs of the American Indian Community That Can Be Met by Library Services. Final Report, June 1975.
Townley, Charles T.
As the final report on the National Indian Education Association's (NIEA) Library Project, this document presents the following: (1) an introduction (describes the general condition of American Indian library service, the involvement of NIEA, and the project's objectives and time line); (2) the methodology of Phase I: identification of informational needs (identification of three research demonstration sites; an informational needs survey; a data summary; and development of the model designs); (3) the methodology of Phase II: implementation (the central office; Akwesasne; Standing Rock; Rough Rock; and evaluation of Phase II); (4) methodology of Phase III: operation (the central office; Akwesasne; Standing Rock; Rough Rock; and evaluation); (5) the methodology of Phase IV: continued operation and evaluation (the central office; Akwesasne; Standing Rock; Rough Rock; and evaluation); (6) results (selection of sites; assessment of informational needs; organization and administration; dissemination; recruitment and training; facilities and equipment; collection development and organization; special collections and materials; outreach and use strategies; local autonomy; funding; production centers; technical assistance to states; national programs; generalizations); (7) recommendations (specific and general). (JC)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Demonstration Programs, Facilities, Financial Support, Information Needs, Library Services, Media Selection, Methods, Models, Needs Assessment, Organization, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Project Applications, Recruitment, Site Selection, Technical Assistance
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Libraries and Learning Resources (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Indian Education Association, Minneapolis, Minn.