ERIC Number: ED213427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Public Libraries and New Directions for Adult Services. An Institute in Honor of Rose Vainstein, Margaret Mann Professor of Library Science (University of Michigan, May 16, 1980).
Durrance, Joan C., Ed.; Vainstein, Rose, Ed.
This collection of papers presented at an institute on public libraries and adult services at the University of Michigan contains a tribute to Professor Rose Vainstein (retiring Margaret Mann Professor of Library Science at the University), an institute program schedule, and a set of essays and discussions on the theme of the institute. The essays include: "An Historic Perspective on Adult Services in American Public Libraries," by Professor Vainstein; "The Public Library Setting--Community Profiles and What the 80s and 90s Will Bring," by Dr. Roger Greer; "The Nature and Focus of Today's Adult Services," by Bernice MacDonald; "Info-to-Go: Traditional and Newer Forms of Information Services," by Carolyn Anthony; "The 1970s--Decade of the Adult Learner," by Jacquelyn Thresher;"Adult Programs in the Public Library," by Arthur Curley; and "The Future Scene--Opportunities and New Directions for Adult Services in the American Public Library," by Dr. Margaret Monroe. Appended to the collection are a list of suggested readings on library services for adults and a set of biographical profiles of the institute staff. (JL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Community Information Services, Community Study, Conference Papers, Futures (of Society), History, Information Services, Library Services, Public Libraries, Reference Services
School of Library Science, University of Michigan, 580 Union Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Library Sciences.