Meeting the Information Needs of the American People

Meeting the Information Needs of the American People

Author: Nancy Davenport

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 0160803047

Category: Information policy

Page: 48

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Provides a historical overview of the accomplishments of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences. Summarizes the results of a survey of opinion leaders in the fields of library and information science, who offered their advice on the most important issues that should be addressed in the next twelve to eighteen months.(published in year 2009). Related products: Education & LIbraries resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/education-libraries

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 2003

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 2003

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105050267850

Category: United States

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Information Services Today

Information Services Today

Author: Sandra Hirsh

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442239593

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 515

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This essential overview of what it means to be a library and information professional today provides a broad overview of the transformation of libraries as information organizations, why these organizations are more important today than ever before, the technological influence on how we provide information resources and services in today’s digital and global environment, and the various career opportunities available for information professionals. The book begins with a historical overview of libraries and their transformation as information and technology hubs within their communities. It also covers the various specializations within the field emphasizing the exciting yet complex roles and opportunities for information professionals. With that foundation in place, it presents how libraries serve different kinds of communities, highlighting the unique needs of users across all ages and how libraries fulfill those needs through a variety of services, and addresses key issues facing information organizations as they meet user needs in the Digital Age. The book then concludes with career management strategies to guide library and information science professionals in building not only vibrant careers but vibrant information organizations for the future as well.