ERIC Number: ED191425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr-30
Reference Count: N/A
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. Annual Report to the President and Congress, 1977-1978.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
This seventh annual report covers the activities of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) from October 1, 1977 through September 30, 1978. The nature and goals of NCLIS are described, and its role in the planning of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIS) is detailed. Other NCLIS activities discussed include the role of the school library media program, computer network protocol, American National Standards Committee Z39, the bibliographic control of nonprint media, library photocopying, the advisory committee on the national periodicals system, the Library of Congress national database project, NCLIS participation with other organizations, administration and staffing, and the forecast for the coming year. Appendices provide the text of the NCLIS Act, a summary of national program goals, WHCLIS materials, advisory committee member lists, a list of NCLIS publications, a list of NCLIS-supported contracts and task forces, and a fiscal statement. (FM)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Information Science, Information Services, Library Networks, Library Services, National Programs, Planning Commissions, School Libraries
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock Number 052-003-007-12-6)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.