ERIC Number: EJ491569
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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The Roles of Libraries and the Private Sector: Policy Principles for Assuring Public Access to U.S. Federal Government Information. A Viewpoint.
Massant, Eric J.
Journal of Government Information, v21 n5 p383-90 Sep-Oct 1994
Discusses policy principles that information provider companies agree upon, including the public's right of access to information; equality of access; diverse information sources; monopoly control of public information; fees for access; and public participation in decisions about access. Funding for the depository library system and new federal information policy are also discussed. (three references) (KRN)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Copyrights, Decision Making, Depository Libraries, Federal Programs, Fees, Government Publications, Government Role, Guidelines, Information Industry, Information Policy, Library Funding, Policy Analysis, Private Sector, Public Policy, User Needs (Information), Vendors
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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