ERIC Number: ED229039
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Social Science Libraries Section. Special Libraries Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on social science documentation and information services presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Problems in the Availability of Some Social Science Publications," a discussion by Maurice B. Line (United Kingdom) of bibliographic control of fugitive literature in the social sciences and the need for local libraries to collect these publications; (2) "Interviews with Leading Political and Administrative Figures: A Contribution to Contemporary Political History," a description by D. A. Clarke (United Kingdom) of the establishment of oral history archives at the British Library of Political and Economic Science (BLPES); (3) "Machine Readable Archives: An Overview of Its Structure and Operations" by K. Gavrel, which outlines the mandate, organizational structure, operational and professional activities, and technical and administrative support of the Machine Readable Archives Division of the Public Archives of Canada; (4) "Social Science Information Services: An Overview of New Developments in Canada" by A. Piternick, which reviews Canadian bibliographic activities in the social sciences, access to machine readable social science databases and Canadian government publications, and the activities of the National Library of Canada and other institutions in ensuring adequate social science information services; and (5) "Report on the Automation of the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences," a discussion by John B. Black (Canada) of the automation project's goals and achievements. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).