ERIC Number: ED234817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Improving the Use of Libraries. Proceedings from the Spring Meeting of the Nebraska Library Association, College and University Section (Peru, Nebraska, April 14-15, 1983).
Franco, Elaine A., Ed.
The eight papers presented in this collection are (1) "Bibliographic Instruction: The Librarian's Responsibility," in which Carol A. Singer discusses the place of librarians versus teaching faculty in library instruction; (2) "Bibliographic Instruction for Undergraduate Students: Development of a One Credit Course" (at Kearney State College, Nebraska) by Valerie I. Krzywkowski; (3) "The Packet versus the Workbook: Which to Use When" (in bibliographic instruction), by Scott D. Stebelman; (4) "The Coming of the Paperless Society: Fact or Fiction?" a review by Anita I. Cook of electronic communications systems and media; (5) "The French Drive for Information Ascendancy: La Telematique," in which Michael I. Stevenson describes the development of the French telecommunications system into a nationwide information network; (6) "The Causes, Measurement, and Prevention of Journal Mutilation in an Academic Library," in which Carroll Varner discusses types of mutilators, a proposed mutilation measurement system, and the use of microforms for journal preservation; (7) Joyce Thierer's "Ever Hear of Access Services?" a new library divisional concept covering circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, stack maintenance, and other areas concerned with patron access to materials and information; and (8) "Obtaining User Input into Library Policy Decision-Making," in which Carolyn G. Weaver describes a library user survey conducted at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. (ESR)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Electronic Equipment, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Instructional Materials, Library Administration, Library Instruction, Library Services, Library Skills, Library Surveys, Nonprint Media, Periodicals, Questionnaires, Telecommunications, User Satisfaction (Information)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Library Association, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: France