ERIC Number: ED206280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Information for the 1980's. Final Report of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services, 1979.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
These proceedings of the 1979 White House Conference on Library and Information Services contain resolutions which are the basis for the proposed National Library and Information Services Program and for new national legislation. The resolutions reflect (1) the need to reshape library and information services in order to make them more responsive to the people served, (2) the call for local control of services, and (3) the demand for economy and accountability in public agencies. Transcripts of speeches, open hearings, and the joint congressional hearing include the following: Personal Needs by Clara S. Jones; Lifelong Learning by Francis Keppel; Organizations and the Professions by Herbert D. Benington; Governing Society by Major R. Owens; and International Cooperation and Understanding by Bernard Ostry. Also presented are conference highlights, an outline of the proposed national program, an outline of proposed national legislation, an overview of the conference, and a list of participants. Appendices include the conference rules, resolutions not passed, the conference agenda, statistics, Conference via Computer by Elaine B. Kerr, and a list of conference publications and media. (FM)
Descriptors: Conferences, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Information Services, Library Services, National Programs, Public Policy
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (1980 0-324-838:QL3).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.