ERIC Number: ED126881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on the Future: A Report of the Interlibrary Cooperation Planning Institute (Columbus, Ohio, October 26-28, 1975).
Ohio State Library, Columbus.
A summary of speeches and discussions from the Ohio Interlibrary Cooperation Planning Institute includes the reports and opinions of library leaders and decision makers from academic, institution, public, school, and special librarians. The focus is on: long range planning for multitype library cooperation; the current status and future of networks, cooperatives, and libraries in general; the roles of all types of libraries in future intertype library cooperation; and the components of a statewide multitype library plan. Major presentations cover Ohio's recent interlibrary cooperation experiences; a 1975 reassessment of cooperation; demographic, social, and political changes; changes in the economy and in public library financial support patterns; education trends; the influence of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; and strategies for cooperative development. A summary of group discussions, an outline of possibilities for future developments, and a list of participants are included. (LS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Libraries and Educational Technology (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Library, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio