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Library and information services for effectively governing society

Susan Crooks

Library and information services for effectively governing society

a discussion guide : prepared for the White House Conference on Library and Information Services

by Susan Crooks

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Published by National Commission on Libraries and Information Science in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government information -- United States.,
  • Libraries -- United States.,
  • Libraries and state -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Susan Crooks.
    ContributionsWhite House Conference on Library and Information Services (1979 : Washington, D.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22346968M

    To improve and promote accessible library and information services to persons with a visual impairment or any other print disability. Lack of access to information is the biggest barrier for persons with a print disability to fully and effectively participate in all aspects of society. presenting a unique approach, also are found among the best practices implemented by the 14 other organizations. The Library of Congress Literacy Awards, administered by the Library of Congress Center for the Book, are made possible through the generosity of David M. .

    information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand.” This is considered the most common definition. Another approach identifies information literacy as a set of competencies that an informed citizen living in an information society should possess to. This is version of the Open Government Licence - Toronto Public Library. The Information Provider may make changes to the terms of this licence from time to time and issue a new version of the licence. Your use of the Information will be governed by the terms of the licence in force as of the date you accessed the information.

    Equity at Issue: Library Services to the Nation's Four Major Minority Groups, (). American Library Association. Kuhlthau, Carol Collier (). Information Skills for an Information Society: a Review of the Research. ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources. Lamb, Annette (). Informaion Age Inquiry: Models. Library & Information Services 4 To fully and effectively indemnify East Sussex County Council against all liabilities, costs, claims, proceedings, actions and expenses arising through the use or occupation of the library whether in respect of any injury to or the death of any person or damage to any.


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