ERIC Number: ED244630
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
The Sum of the Parts: Sharing the Responsibility for Bibliographic Control. Minutes of the Meeting of the Association of Research Libraries (103rd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 19-20, 1983).
Daval, Nicola, Ed.
Program presentations on issues related to bibliographic control and access to collections and business meeting minutes are combined in this report. Under the program title, "The Sum of the Parts: Sharing Responsibility," the following addresses are included: (1) "The Building Blocks: Elements in a System of Distributed Responsibility," by Martin Runkle; (2) "The Keystone: The Role of the Library of Congress," Lucia Rather; (3) "The Barriers: Knowing and Facing the Problems," Henriette Avram; and (4) "The Blueprint: A Plan for Action," David Bishop. A concluding discussion covers points from all four papers. Business meeting minutes summarize a preliminary session and present details of the second session. Reports from the Office of Management Studies, the Council on Library Resources, and the ARL Executive Director and President are included, as well as descriptions of the election of new board members and consideration of a new member library. Appendices provide background documents for the program session, including "Authority Control and Its Place," by Henriette Avram; a summary of responses to an ARL questionnaire on accepting cataloging copy; additional reports; and lists of meeting participants; members of the ARL board, task forces, and committees; and member libraries. (LMM)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Library Administration, Library Associations, Library Catalogs, Library Materials, Library Research, Meetings, Policy Formation, Research Libraries
Association of Research Libraries, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 (ARL Members: $15.00 per year, $7.50 per copy. Non-members: $25.00 per year, $12.50 per copy).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.