ERIC Number: ED337190
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The International Dimension. Proceedings of A Pre-Conference Symposium [on] The White House Conference on Library and Information Services. Final Report.
White House Conference on Library and Information Services.
This final report furnishes a summary of the special pre-conference symposium on "White House Conference on Library and Information Services '91: The International Dimension." This symposium focused on the many facets of global library and information services in the light of current needs, governmental programs, private sector initiatives, and the impact of burgeoning advanced information technologies. Included in this report are a description of the symposium's scope, the agenda, summaries of the symposium findings, highlights from the feature presentations, and the recommendations and findings from five discussion groups--which formed the core of activity at the symposium--in the areas of international information activities; the impact of technologies and networks; business and economic aspects; policies and governance; programs; and services for society. Also included are biographies of key symposium leaders, a list of the participants, a 1979 pre-conference summary of findings, a summary of 1979 international issues' resolutions, a list of selected readings, and an epilogue. (MAB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: White House Conference on Library and Information Services.