ERIC Number: ED387130
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Power of Information: Transforming the World. Professional Papers from the Annual Conference of the Special Libraries Association (86th, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 10-15, 1995).
Special Libraries Association, Washington, DC.
These papers are intended to relate to a number of issues suggested by the overall conference theme of the power of information and how it is transforming the world. Most of the 11 papers cover a number of related issues--managing information, technological advances and their impacts, and new roles for librarians. Titles include: "The Information Factory: Issues for Management" (Colleen Allen and Gail Stahl); "Barriers and Facilitators to Information Resources Management as Perceived by Special Librarians" (Pierrette Bergeron); "The Development of a Global Information Service" (Beverly Colby); "The Role of Special Librarians in Establishing Internet Services" (Ron Davies); "Virtual By Default: An Essay on Automation, Planning, and the Small Academic Library" (Paul Doty); "The Re-Invention of the Corporate Information Model--The Information Professional's Role in Empowering Today's Workforce" (Patricia S. Foy); "Empowering Information Professionals through Strategic Repositioning Librarianship" (Chaucer Chaoyun Liang, Isobel M. Neher, and Jennifer Y. Tsao); "Littleton Begins Work on 'Information Superhighway'" (Stephanie Neumann); "Librarianship at the Center of Cooperative Information Generation" (Bonnie Anne Osif); "Filters, Gateways, or Online Advisors--How Can We Develop Control Mechanisms for Intellectual Access in Virtual Libraries?" (Marcia Lei Zeng); and "Empowerment through Digital Access to Information: The Unique Role of Special Librarians in Creating Solutions" (Kelly L. Frey). (MAS)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Information Management, Information Technology, Librarians, Library Role, Library Services, Special Libraries
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Special Libraries Association, Washington, DC.