ERIC Number: ED318488
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Building on the First Century. Proceedings of the National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries (5th, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 5-8, 1989).
Fennell, Janice C., Ed.
These proceedings contain 21 research reports and 56 position papers as well as capsule descriptions of 32 workshop forums, panel presentations, and group discussions that took place at the conference. The papers are organized into nine broad subject areas: (1) academic and research librarianship (recruitment, technology and change, faculty status, and support for faculty research); (2) administration (access to periodicals, financial support, cost analysis, computing centers and libraries, performance appraisals, evaluation, and networks); (3) automated services (cataloging, authority control, and user groups); (4) bibliographic instruction (information literacy, working with faculty, course integrated library instruction, program evaluation, teaching methods, and learning style); (5) collection development (budget allocation, cost effectiveness, evaluating journals, acquisition policies, collection assessment, weeding the collection, and special collections); (6) international papers (African imprints, an Australian "dime novel" publisher, Latin American acquisitions, and foreign language collections); (7) personnel (management competencies, creative staffing, classified staff, career progression, and financial compensation policies); (8) preservation/special collections (selection, disaster preparedness, special collections, and women's writing); and (9) readers' services (expert systems as user aids, interlibrary loan, ready reference searches, microcomputer software for end-user searching, and the search process). An author and subject index and a directory of contributors are included. (SD)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Library Administration, Library Automation, Library Collection Development, Library Instruction, Library Personnel, Library Role, Library Technical Processes, Preservation, Reference Services, Research Libraries
Association of College and Research Libraries, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611 ($30.00; $22.00 for members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Coll. and Research Libraries, Chicago, IL.
Note: For proceedings of the 4th national conference, see ED 294 589. Type is small and, in some papers, faint.