ERIC Number: ED168507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Information Demand and Supply for the 1980's. Proceedings of a Seminar Organized by ICSU AB at the US National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., USA, June 23-24, 1976.
Lloyd, Joel J., Ed.
This collection of delivered papers at the seminar on information needs and utilization in the 1980's comprises the keynote address, "Information in the 1980's" by Donald Fink, and presentations from three panels. The first panel, moderated by Joel J. Lloyd, includes the following: "Aspects and Characteristics of the Future Information Society" by Mary Jones, "Progress in a Developing Country" by Jose Perez Alvarez-Ossorio, and "The Determining Characteristics of the Time-Space Framework of Our Environment and the Special Nature of the Information That Will be Needed" by Dale Baker. The second panel addressed the new media, techniques, and mechanisms for the 1980's and was moderated by J.R. Smith. Papers included "The Information Industry, an Invisible Industry" by Isaac Auerbach, "Shall We Be Ready In the 1980's?" by Nathalie Dusoulier, and "Information Techniques and Mechanisms for the 1980's" by Derek Barlow. The third panel's papers included "Some Considerations on Information Transfer for Developing Countries" by Adam Wysocki, "Global Political Factors" by Lee Burchinal, and "Information Systems in the Context of a New International Economic Order" by John Woolston. This last panel was moderated by A.K. Kent. Concluding remarks were by Jorge Sahade. (RAO)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Council of Scientific Unions, Paris (France). Abstracting Board.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to print quality