ERIC Number: ED309780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
ARL: Setting the Agenda for the 1990s. Minutes of the [Membership] Meeting (112th, Oakland, California, May 5-6, 1988).
Daval, Nicola, Ed.
The first of two program sessions at this semiannual meeting addressed the agenda of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) for the 1990s, and the report provides summaries of remarks by Elaine Sloan on the background; D. Kaye Gapen on a report from the Task Force on Review of the ARL Five-Year Plan; and Duane E. Webster on the ARL framework of capabilities. A summary of reports from small group discussions by D. Kaye Gapen is also provided. The second program session focused on the Linked Systems Project (LSP), and the text of each of the following presentations is provided: (1) "Background: Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)" (David F. Bishop); (2) "LSP and the Library Community" (Henriette Avram); and (3) "LSP: Implications for Our Libraries" (Dorothy Gregor). A list of 12 suggested readings on LSP is included. The report on the business meeting provides summaries of current topic sessions on preservation, serials prices, and government information; a statement of principles on government information in electronic format; an update on the FBI in libraries; reports from the Committee on ARL Statistics the president, the executive director, and the Office of Management Services; and a special report on the Library of Congress. Appended materials include a report on ARL activities from November 1987-May 1988; a status report on OMS (Office of Management Systems) programs from October 1987-April 1988; and excerpts from the 1987 OMS Annual Report. Also appended are lists of meeting participants; ARL officers and members of the Board of Directors, committees, and task forces; the membership of the association; and a 1987 financial report. (BBM)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Utilities, Computer Networks, Cooperative Programs, Futures (of Society), Library Associations, Long Range Planning, Standards, Systems Development
Association of Research Libraries, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 (members $40.00/year; nonmembers $60.00/year).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.