ERIC Number: ED331515
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Pre-White House Conference on Library and Information Services Proceedings (Bethesda, Maryland, November 26-27, 1990).
Federal Library and Information Center Committee, Washington, DC.
This report presents the recommendations and proceedings of the Federal Pre-White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIS II) in two sections. Thirteen issues and recommendations of high national priority identified by the federal delegates to the WHCLIS II are provided in the first section: (1) Preservation Plan for Federal Libraries; (2) National Preservation Policy; (3) National Networking Policy; (4) Multi-type Federal Library and Information Center Network; (5) Depository Library Program; (6) Fees for Service; (7) Endorsement of the National Commission for Library and Information Science (NCLIS) "Public Information Principles"; (8) Knowledge Transfer Systems as National Priority; (9) Federal Libraries as Inherently Governmental Functions; (10) Locator System for Federal Information; (11) National Information Policy (Congressional); (12) Five-year White House Conference; and (13) Ten-year White House Conference. A directory of the WHCLIS II federal delegates and their alternates are also included. The conference proceedings include the following sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Preconference Agenda and Minutes; (3) Preconference Papers and Presentations, i.e., "Welcome and Introduction" (Winston Tabb and Donald C. Curran); "Keynote Address" (Peter R. Young); "Preservation Issue" (issue paper annotated with text of Alan Fusonie's speech); "Networking Issue" (Sarah A. Mikel and outline of Neal Kaske's presentation); "Funding Issue" (National Agricultural Library press release); "Access Issue" (issue paper by Kurt N. Molholm and speech by Fred B. Wood); (4) WHCLIS II delegate selection results (names of delegates and alternates, ballot, delegate biographies); (5) Report of the Resolutions Committee; (6) names and addresses of the conference attendees, the conference organization chart, and names of the exhibitors and the Federal Library/Information Center Advisory Group (FLAG) committee and issue group members; and (7) appendixes containing fact sheets, FLAG news updates, and acknowledgments. (MAB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Library and Information Center Committee, Washington, DC.