ERIC Number: ED215678
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb-1
Reference Count: N/A
Public Sector/Private Sector Interaction in Providing Information Services. Report to the NCLIS from the Public Sector/Private Sector Task Force.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
The results of a 2-year study on the interactions between government and private sector information activities are presented in terms of principles and guidelines for federal policy to support the development and use of information resources, products, and services, and to implement the principles. Discussions address sources of conflict between the public and private sectors; the roles of private enterprise, libraries, and government in providing information; and a summary of recent policy statements to avoid or resolve conflicts of interest in information dissemination. Definitions of key terms are provided. Appended are a list of Task Force members, definitions used in previous policy statements and publications, and a list of cases illustrating the application of the principles and recommendations of the task force. An extensive bibliography is included. (RBF)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Definitions, Federal Government, Government Role, Guidelines, Information Services, Interaction, Library Role, Position Papers, Public Policy
Superintendent of Documents. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (1982-0-365-411/577).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.