ERIC Number: ED422000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Convocation on Providing Public Library Service to California's 21st Century Population (Sacramento, California, May 22-23, 1997).
Keller, Shelly G., Ed.
The California State Library convened the Convocation on Providing Public Library Service to California's 21st Century Population with the goal of creating a vision of public library service in California. Over 100 library leaders and supporters gathered for two days of meetings and work sessions. These proceedings are designed to give a detailed view of the Convocation, including: California's 21st Century Population: a demographic profile; 15 perspective papers on the major topics of the convocation: access, collection development, community collaboration and outreach, lifelong learning, promoting the value of libraries, staffing to serve California's 21st century population, technology in libraries; recommendations for the California State Library, the California Library Association, public libraries, library schools, and library supporters; remarks of Dan Walters, syndicated political columnist and author, and Richard Rodriguez, journalist and author; names and affiliations of Convocation participants; and references and resources from the Convocation. Included separately is the "Summary of Input Received for the Public Forums on the California State Library's Convocation on Providing Public Library Service to California's 21st Century Population" dated November 4, 1997. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Conferences, Futures (of Society), Library Collection Development, Library Personnel, Library Services, Lifelong Learning, Literacy, Outreach Programs, Program Evaluation, Public Libraries, State Programs
California State Library, P.O. Box 942837, Sacramento, CA 94237-0001.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Library, Sacramento.