Libraries and the National Information Infrastructure: Proceedings of the 1994 Forum on Library and Information Services Policy

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DIANE Publishing, 1994 - 128 Seiten
Explores the integral role of libraries in the evolving information and communications infrastructure. Also discusses information services value measurement within the changing library and information services environment.

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Seite 88 - ... consortium with public agencies or private nonprofit organizations, or by interstate agencies established by compact which operate subsidiary bodies established to conduct postsecondary educational research and development; (ii) meritorious unsolicited proposals for educational research and related activities; (iii) proposals that are specifically invited or requested by the Assistant Secretary, on a competitive basis; and (iv) dissertation grants, awarded for a period of not more than 2 years...
Seite 87 - ... A majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum. (4) OPEN MEETINGS. — The Government in the Sunshine Act (5 USC 552b) shall apply to meetings of the Board. PART C— NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTES SEC. 931. [20 USC 6031] ESTABLISHMENT WITHIN THE OFFICE OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND IMPROVEMENT. (a) ESTABLISHMENT OF INSTITUTES. — In order to fulfill the research and development purposes of the Office, and to carry out a program of high-quality and rigorously evaluated research and development...
Seite 5 - Provide a system of online access to the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, and other appropriate publications distributed by the Superintendent of Documents.
Seite 89 - ... society. (D) The development of a "Nation of Students" capable of and committed to the pursuit of formal and informal lifelong learning and literacy is essential to sustain both national and individual economic success and to provide a nurturing environment in which all children and youth can learn and achieve. Historically the most effective community resource for lifelong learning, the public library system of the United States, should expand and restructure its delivery of services to take...
Seite 89 - ... of assessing and evaluating individual, program, and institutional performance; (ii) the uses and applications of new technologies to improve program effectiveness and enhance student learning; (iii) the most effective training methods, for adults to upgrade education and vocational skills; (iv) opportunities for adults to continue their education beyond higher education and graduate school, in the context of lifelong learning and informationfinding skills; (v) adult literacy and effective methods,...
Seite 89 - ... Since an estimated 90 percent of these individuals are expected to be released by the end of the decade, the United States must act to assure that our correctional system has the means to equip these Americans with the knowledge and skills they will need to participate productively in our society. (D) The development of a "Nation of Students" capable of and committed to the pursuit of formal and informal lifelong learning and literacy is essential to sustain both national and individual economic...
Seite 3 - The US Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI...
Seite 87 - The Assistant Secretary is authorized to conduct research, development, demonstration, and evaluation activities to carry out the purposes for which such Institute was established — (A) directly; (B) through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements with institutions of higher education, regional educational laboratories, public and private organizations, institutions, agencies, and individuals, or a consortium thereof, which may include — (i) grants to support research and development centers...

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