ERIC Number: ED168522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Report of a Planning Conference for Solar Technology Information Transfer. Jackson, Mississippi, September 7-8, 1978.
Graves, Sid F., Jr., Ed.
This summary of the decisions and recommendations of the Planning Conference for Solar Technology Information Transfer includes a brief discussion of the outline of a functioning solar energy technology network in the State of Mississippi. During the conference, participants recognized current energy information needs and recommended ways to meet those needs: (1) effective dissemination of energy information and updating of same, (2) training in the subject for library personnel, (3) avoidance of duplication, (4) a union catalog of Mississippi library holdings, (5) centralized capability for rapid transfer and location of a heavy volume of sophisticated requests, (6) education of target groups, (7) adequate staff and funding for individual agencies, (8) a comprehensive technological collection within the state, and (9) related problems. Recommendations focus on the promotion of better communication and cooperation between agencies, libraries, institutions and professional organizations in fashions supportive of the economical and effective delivery of solar energy information to the public. A list of participants, the conference agenda, and a list of solar energy library materials are appended. (Author/CWM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oak Ridge National Lab., TN.; Southeastern Library Association, Tucker, GA.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi