ERIC Number: ED433850
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
NCLIS: United States National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. 1997-1998 Annual Report (FY 1998).
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
This twenty-seventh (1997-98) annual report of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) includes the following sections: (1) 1997-1998 Highlights; (2) 1997-1998 Commission Meetings; (3) Highlights of NCLIS Activities, 1970-1998; (4) NCLIS Action Plan, 1998-2000; (5) Advice to the Government, including advice to the legislative and executive branches; (6) Coordination with Non-Government Organizations; (7) Government Information Activities; (8) National Information Activities, including scholarly publishing and policy issues/strategies affecting public libraries in the national networked environment; (9) International Information Activities, including the Sister Libraries Millennium Project, IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions), a survey of international library and information science policy activities, and ICSECA (International Contributions for Scientific, Educational, and Cultural Activities); (10) Library Statistics, including NCLIS/NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) library statistics program and the 1998 Survey of Public Library Outlet Internet Connectivity; (11) Library and Information Services for Special Populations, including older Americans, individuals with disabilities, and children and youth; (12) Commissioners and Staff; (13) Members of the Commission; (14) Commission Committees; and (15) Former Commissioners. Appendices include: Public Law 91-345 as Amended; a list of publications, speeches, and presentations; and the NCLIS financial statement. (MES)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Federal Government, Information Science, Information Services, International Organizations, Libraries, National Programs, Public Agencies
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.