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ERIC Number: ED279327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
The Information Economy in the U.S.: Its Effect on Libraries and Library Networks. Proceedings of the Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee Meeting (Washington, D.C., November 14-16, 1984). Network Planning Paper No. 10.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Network Development Office.
At a 2-day meeting in November 1984, the Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee (NAC) discussed the information economy in the United States and its effect on libraries and library networks. Material presented at the meeting is included in the form of summaries of three papers on the program theme presented by Ronald F. Miller, Kenneth W. Leeson, and Brett Butler; an edited transcription of "Concrete Example of Using Tools and Techniques" by Michael J. Turillo, Jr., which is a discussion of the need for strategic planning by libraries; and the full text of the papers "Analyzing the Information Economy--Tools and Techniques" (Sherman Robinson) and "The Need to Study Library Economics" (Martin M. Cummings). A summary of the group discussions which followed each of the presentations is also provided. In addition to the report of the meeting, a list of NAC attendees, a summary of the business session, and the conference schedule are included. The text is supplemented by several tables and graphs. (KM)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Economics, Information Services, Input Output Analysis, Library Expenditures, Library Networks, Library Planning, Library Statistics, Long Range Planning
Customer Services Section, Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20541.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Network Development Office.