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Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC. – 2002
Laura Bush hosted a White House Conference on School Libraries on June 4, 2002, to discuss the latest research on libraries, student achievement and successful local programs. Mrs. Bush's cohost was Dr. Robert Martin, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services and education, library, government and philanthropic leaders from across…
Descriptors: Conference Proceedings, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Library Development
Lankes, R. David, Ed.; McClure, Charles R., Ed.; Gross, Melissa, Ed.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey, Ed. – 2002
The chapters in this volume, originally presented at the Third Annual Virtual Reference Desk (VRD) conference, "Setting Standards and Making It Real," (Orlando, Florida, November 2001), were organized, revised, and updated to reflect current technology and practice. The VRD conference and the ideas in this book represent the cutting edge…
Descriptors: Conference Proceedings, Electronic Libraries, Information Science, Information Technology
LaGuardia, Cheryl, Ed.; Mitchell, Barbara A., Ed. – 1998
Adapting today's libraries to better serve tomorrow's needs challenges even the most forward-thinking library staff. This book offers practical, workable solutions from several authorities in the industry. Fifty-five conference papers are included and divided into the following subject areas: "Technology and the Network: Daimons or Demons?";…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Curriculum Development, Electronic Libraries, Futures (of Society)
Bishop, Ann P., Ed. – 1994
This annual conference, with over 25 speakers and 200 attendees, provided an opportunity for information professionals to discuss their experiences and concerns related to computer networking. The papers presented in this proceedings focus on providing network access, training network users, and incorporating networked information into library…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Economic Factors, Futures (of Society)
Braden, Roberts A., Ed.; And Others – 1988
This volume contains 47 papers presented under the following four major categories: (1) "Visual Literacy and Education," including curriculum development, teaching visual literacy, thinking skills and visual literacy, teaching video production techniques, teacher education, cable television in public schools, using filmstrips in the classroom to…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Desktop Publishing
Robbins, Jane; And Others – 1990
The 28 papers in this sourcebook relate to the evaluation of children's services in public libraries: (1) "Introduction to Evaluation" (Jane Robbins and Douglas Zweizig); (2) "Research and Measurement in Library Services to Children" (Adele Fasick); (3) "Evaluating Children's Services" (Diana Young); (4) "What Is Good about Children's Library…
Descriptors: Childrens Libraries, Childrens Literature, Data Analysis, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Bleimschein, Sue, Ed. – 1986
Sixteen papers from a workshop on computer applications sponsored by the University of Cape Town (South Africa) School of Librarianship are presented in this volume: (1) "Introduction to the Use of Information Technology" (Sue Bleimschein); (2) "Searching Remote Databases" (Steve Rossouw); (3) "SABINET [South African Bibliographic and Information…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Databases, Indexing, Information Centers
Collantes, Lourdes Y., Ed. – 1985
Six symposium papers are included in this document. The first paper, by Henry Chang, is a brief profile of Asian/Pacific American (APA) librarians, emphasizing the need for more data on this group and the need for the group to become more assertive of their rights to equal opportunity in the field. The second paper, by Jane Katayama, addresses…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Librarians, Library Administration
Henderson, Kathryn Luther, Ed.; Henderson, William T., Ed. – 1983
Papers presented at the 1981 Allerton Park Institute include: (1) "Conservation: What We should Do Until the Conservator and the Twenty-first Century Arrive," by Robert H. Patterson; (2) "Expanding Preservation Resources: The Corps of Practitioners and the Core of Knowledge," by Pamela W. Darling; (3) "National Preservation Planning and Regional…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Laboratories, Library Administration, Library Materials
Nitecki, Danuta A., Ed. – 1986
This proceedings of the 1986 conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries contains 60 papers--44 position papers, 7 research reports, and 9 idea briefs--dealing with the issue of transitions facing librarians and ways to respond to these transitions through both formal and informal means. Papers are organized under eight broad…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Library Administration
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Fein, Linda Abby; And Others – Catholic Library World, 1987
Reports on the 1987 Drexel University/Free Library of Philadelphia Conference on Children's Literature. The edited text of the keynote address by Alvin Schwartz, "Children, Humor and Folklore," and the acceptance speech by Deborah Kogan Ray, recipient of the 1987 Drexel Citation, are included. Observations on humor from workshop sessions are…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Literature, Classification, Conferences
Hay, Lyn, Ed.; Henri, James, Ed. – 1996
In these proceedings of the Teacher Librarian Strand of the ITEC Virtual Conference (1996), international contributors present papers on 12 key topics of interest to teacher librarians. The following papers topics are addressed: (A) Censorship and the Internet in Schools: Problems and Solutions; (B) Hot Spots on the Web for TLs; (C) Children's…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Censorship, Childrens Literature, Cooperative Planning
Saunders, Laverna M., Ed. – 1996
This book addresses many of the practical issues involved in developing the virtual library. Seven presentations from the Eighth Annual Computers in Libraries Conference are included in this book in augmented form. The papers are supplemented by "The Evolving Virtual Library: An Overview" (Laverna M. Saunders and Maurice Mitchell), a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Case Studies, Computer Networks
Pearson, Debra, Ed. – 1992
The papers presented at this conference challenged participants to become an integral part of the planning necessary to keep libraries on the cutting edge of technological advances. Academic libraries are admonished to reposition themselves to deliver both new and traditional services, or face the prospect of being preempted by other agencies. The…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Networks, Databases, Electronic Libraries
Cheney, B. J., Ed. – 1984
The first of two volumes of a conference proceedings, this document contains the welcome, the opening, the keynote addresses, and the invited papers, as well as a submitted paper by John Gillam which was not available for publication in the pre-prints (Volume 2) prior to the conference. Three addresses are not included in these proceedings and…
Descriptors: Computers, Databases, Information Networks, Information Retrieval
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