ERIC Number: ED212285
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report to the President and Congress, 1979-1980.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
This report, submitted to the President and Congress in accordance with the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Act (PL 91-345), describes the activities of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science for the 12-month period from October 1, 1979 through September 30, 1980. The report contains: an outline of the background and responsibilities of the Commission; a detailed account of the first White House Conference on Library and Information Services (held in Washington, D.C., November 15-19, 1979), including descriptions of the thematic structure of the conference work sessions, the conference resolutions process, Congressional hearings held during the conference, and the message delivered by the President to the conference; a summary of new initiatives undertaken by the Commission during 1979-80; a summary of the ongoing activities of the Commission; a report on the Commission's program of maintaining contact with governmental, professional, public and private organizations, agencies, and associations; and the Commission's plans for future activities. Also included are a list of the members of the Commission and 12 appendices, which include a copy of Public Law 91-345, a summary of the Commission's goals, a list of the Commission's publications, a fiscal statement, and a list of resolutions passed at the White House Conference. (JL)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Conferences, Federal Legislation, Information Science, Information Services, Libraries, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Library Services, National Programs, Public Agencies
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (1981-347-423).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.