TITLE

Can Simon save NCLIS?

AUTHOR(S)
Berry, John
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
Library Journal;5/1/1994, Vol. 119 Issue 8, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews Jeanne Hurley Simon, named chair of the US National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) by President Bill Clinton on November 22, 1993. She discusses what's ahead for the embattled commission. NCLIS' deep politicization; Its relations with American Library Association (ALA); If NCLIS is just a partisan lobby; Also, an NCLIS reading list from past issues of `Library Journal.'
ACCESSION #
9405127613

 

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