ERIC Number: ED389331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
PIALA '94. Pacific Information Liberation: The Wave of the Future. Proceedings of the Annual Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives Conference (4th, Tamuning, Guam, November 4-9, 1994).
Cohen, Arlene, Ed.
Over 100 participants from Micronesia, Australia, Japan, Hawaii, and other United States convened to hear presenters speaking on various topics of interest to librarians, archivists, and educators in the Pacific islands. The proceedings include a welcoming speech, remarks acknowledging conference exhibitors, and a keynote address by Dr. John Salas, as well as 11 papers: (1) "Bibliographic Control in the South Pacific Region: The Activities of the Pacific Information Centre" (Jayshree Mantora); (2) "Finding Materials on Micronesia--Simplifying Search and Order for Periodical Literature: A Proposal for PIALA" (Francis X. Hezel); (3) "How to Start Automating Your Library: Factors to Consider" (Louise C. Lewisson); (4) "Getting the Most Out of your PC: Doing More with Less" (Mark Andres); (5) "Impact of E-mail on Literacy" (Yu-mei Wang); (6) "The Pacific Neighborhood Consortium and Resource Sharing in the Pacific" (Hui-Lan Huang); (7) "Jean Charlot: the Man, the Artist" (Nancy J. Morris); (8) "Here's to Your Health: Consumer Health Information Resources" (Irene Lovas); (9) "Why Bother? The Case for Reading Aloud and Using Culturally Relevant Reading Material" (Marilyn N. Jackson); (10) "Fun With Literacy: A Hands-on Workshop" (Katherine Alvarado & Marilyn N. Jackson); and (11) "The Complex Information Choices for Libraries" (Paul A. Tucci). (BEW)
Descriptors: Archives, Artists, Consortia, Cultural Relevance, Electronic Mail, Foreign Countries, Information Centers, Information Retrieval, Information Storage, Language Acquisition, Library Automation, Library Services, Literacy, Microcomputers, Publications, Reading Aloud to Others, Search Strategies, Shared Resources and Services, Technological Advancement, Workshops
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives, Guam.