ERIC Number: ED412941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
PIALA '95. Preservation of Culture through Archives and Libraries. Papers from the Annual Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives Conference (5th, Colonia, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, November 6-10, 1995).
Cohen, Arlene, Ed.
The annual conference of the Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives addressed various topics of interest to librarians, archivists, and educators in the Pacific Islands. The proceedings include welcoming remarks by 2 Yap state government officials and PIALA President Herbert Del Rosario; a keynote address by Dr. Marcia J. Bates--"Learning About Your Users' Information Needs: A Key to Effective Service"; and 10 papers: (1) "Preserving Yapese Traditional Knowledge" (Jesse Regalmar-Subolmar and John Tharngan with panelists Carmen Chigiy, Al Fanechigiy, Andrew Ruepong, and Anthony Tawerlimeng); (2) "Problems and Benefits of Running a Small Natural Science and Archives Institute" (Marjorie Cushing Falanruw); (3) "Local Micronesian Publications and Publications on Micronesia: Search, Find and Order" (Francis Hezel, Elsa Veloso, and Helen Danosos); (4) "Dances, Chants and Songs as Yapese Art Forms" (Petrus Tun); (5) "Cultural Development and Keeping Places: Issues for Archives and Libraries" (Elizabeth Ho); (6) "Regional Resource Sharing and Networking: A Union List of Serials for Pacific Islands" (Joanne Tarpley Crotts); (7) "The Relationship of the Education System to Libraries, Archives and Museums in Yap" (Callistus Legdesog); (8) "Let's Make Books! The Benefits of Student Publishing in Promoting Literacy" (Margo Vitarelli); (9) "PEACESAT Access to the Internet in the Micronesian Region" (Arlene Cohen); and (10) "Planning for a Library Profession: The Development of the University of the South Pacific Training Programme" (Jayshree Mamtora). A list of contributors is included. (SWC)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Archives, Artists, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background, Cultural Maintenance, Cultural Relevance, Dance, Foreign Countries, Information Centers, Information Retrieval, Information Storage, Internet, Library Automation, Library Education, Library Services, Literacy, Microcomputers, Museums, Music Activities, Publications, Shared Resources and Services, Technological Advancement, User Needs (Information), Workshops
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives, Guam.
Identifiers - Location: Federated States of Micronesia