ERIC Number: ED264895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Access and Services: Shaping the Future. Minutes of the Meeting of the Association of Research Libraries (106th, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 16-17, 1985).
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.
Minutes from the 1985 Membership Meeting of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) include the full-text of the presented paper, "Proposal for a North American Program for Coordinated Retrospective Conversion," by Jutta Reed-Scott, and the comments of a six-member panel, made up of members of the ARL Committee on Bibliographic Control, on the proposal. Duane E. Webster introduces the topic, "Services: The OMS (Office of Management Studies) Public Services Program," and a six-member panel describes the experiences of the test libraries with the self-evaluation program. Discussion and comments follow the papers. The business meeting, which is covered in detail, begins with two special reports, one on the National Endowment for the Humanities and one on the council on Library Resources (CLR). The following reports are also included: (1) Committee on the Preservation of Research Library Materials; (2) ARL President's Report; (3) ARL Executive Director's Report; (4) report from the Office of Management Studies; and (5) report from the Committee on ARL Statistics. At this meeting it was also agreed that Laval University would be invited to join the Association. Eight appendices of supporting information include an ARL Office Activities and Status Report; Report from the CLR Bibliographic Services Development Program; Status of OMS Programs; excerpts from the OMS 1984 Annual Report; lists of attendance from member institutions, members, and guests and staff; a list of officers, the board, and committees and task forces of ARL; membership of ARL; and the financial report for 1984. (THC)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Conferences, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Information Networks, Library Associations, Library Automation, Library Catalogs, Library Planning, Library Services, Position Papers, Research Libraries, Self Evaluation (Groups)
Association of Research Libraries, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 (ARL members, $7.50; nonmembers, $12.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.