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ERIC Number: ED179236
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Pages: 52
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Statements and Remarks Made at the White House Conference on Library and Information Services, November 15-17, 1979.
Benton, Charles; And Others
Remarks made by key speakers of the conference are presented, beginning with an introduction and identification of the five major themes by Charles Benton, Chairman of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, and of the conference. Marilyn Gell, Executive Director of the conference, described the services of the White House Conference Information Center and its four activity areas: information on demand, conference communications, state resolutions, and physically handicapped media. The first theme speaker, Bernard Ostry (Deputy Minister of Communications to the conference), commented on increasing international understanding and cooperation, and on Canada's views of international cooperation. Francis Keppel spoke on the conference theme of lifelong learning and outlined resolutions presented in the theme discussion guide. The third conference theme--library/information services for effectively governing our society--was addressed by Senator Major R. Owens. Observations on the National Library Act and resolutions to be placed before conference delegates were made by Dr. Thomas J. Galvin, Dean of the School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, and President of the American Library Association. (SW)
For related documents, see IR 008 001-013 and IR 008 213
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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