ERIC Number: ED207544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep-26
Reference Count: N/A
Report of President Jimmy Carter to the Congress of the United States Concerning the White House Conference on Library and Information Services.
This letter of transmittal from the President to the Congress of the United States accompanies the final report of the White House Conference and stresses the importance of libraries to the nation; emphasizes the responsibilities of the government to support library and information services; reminds administrators and legislators of their roles in insuring access to information while safeguarding the legitimate needs of privacy and security; places special emphasis on the needs of the disadvantaged; and explores the impact of new information and communication technologies. The President also reviews current and future actions to be taken by executive and administrative agencies to further these goals, and suggests legislative proposals to the Congress. (RAA)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC.