ERIC Number: ED371774
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Librarians in the 21st Century: Changing Roles in the Electronic Age. Summary Report on Conference Proceedings (Washington, D.C., September 15, 1993).
Federal Library and Information Center Committee, Washington, DC.
This document is the summary report of the Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC) conference on federal libraries in the electronic age. The conference focused on the adjustments federal librarians must make to work with their agencies' computer, telecommunications, technical information, and records management professionals to provide services to users. Summaries of the following addresses and panels are provided: "Welcome and Introduction" (Joseph W. Price and Donald C. Curran); "Keynote: The Information Future in Technology, Government, and Business" (Ronald F. Dow); "Strategic Vision for the Library Profession" (Susan K. Martin); "Communicating with Peers in Complementary Professions" (D. Lee Power, moderator); "Communicating with Management" (Herbert White); "Serving Users--Case Studies in Successful Information Delivery" (Sarah Kadec, moderator); and "Future Roles of Federal Librarians" (Robert D. Harris). The conference agenda is also included. (JLB)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Federal Government, Futures (of Society), Government Libraries, Information Dissemination, Information Technology, Librarians, Library Administration, Library Automation, Library Planning, Library Role, Library Services, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Library and Information Center Committee, Washington, DC.