ERIC Number: ED315256
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
The Rural Bookmobile: Going Strong after Eighty Years. Conference Proceedings (1st, Columbus, Ohio, June 19-21, 1985).
Vavrek, Bernard, Ed.; Pratt, Mary Lou, Ed.
The 10 papers presented in this report examine various aspects of rural bookmobile projects in the United States. The objectives of this first bookmobile conference were to offer (1) encouragement to bookmobile workers; (2) information for improving their services; (3) new data for subjective analysis of services; and (4) assistance in developing a systematic planning method for further interpretation of services. The papers and their authors are: "The Rural Scene," by Susan Raftery; "What Is Happening Today in Rural Bookmobile Service?" by Bernard Vavrek; "The Bookmobile: Vehicle of the Future," with sections by Jack Barth, Russ Topping, Don Daye, Tom Lockshin, and Ken McDowell; "Bookmobile Programs That Have Worked: Utah," by Paul Buttars; "Bookmobile Programs That Have Worked: Florida," by Carol Hole; "Bookmobile Programs That Have Worked: North Carolina," by Anne Sanders; "Program Planning and Analysis," by John R. Kues; "Are There Alternatives to Bookmobiles?...Mail Delivery," by Benita Davis; "Are There Alternatives to the Bookmobile?...Instant Libraries/Portable Structures," by Donna Calvert; and a conference "Wrap Up/Evaluation," by Bernard Vavrek (a review of the conference's main objectives and ideas). (TES)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Library, Columbus.; Clarion Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Identifiers - Location: Florida; North Carolina; Utah; West Virginia