Minutes of the Meeting

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Association of Research Libr, 1957 - Library science
Vol. 52 includes the proceedings of the conference on the Farmington Plan, 1959.
 

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Page 5 - By adding at the end of the order a new section 10 reading as follows: "SEC. 10. The National Science Foundation shall provide leadership in the effective coordination of the scientific information activities of the Federal Government with a view to improving the availability and dissemination of scientific information. Federal agencies shall cooperate with and assist the National Science Foundation in the performance of this function, to the extent permitted by law.
Page 41 - Administration, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the Federal Aviation Administration; and to related subcontracts, including purchase orders.
Page 7 - Service, shall (1) provide, or arrange for the provision of, indexing, abstracting, translating, and other services leading to a more effective dissemination of scientific information, and (2) undertake programs to develop new or improved methods, including mechanized systems, for making scientific information available.
Page 6 - The Director of NSF, in reporting to the Congress on his efforts to carry out this assignment emphasized the fact that "the three major research libraries in the country are the Library of Congress, the National Library of Medicine, and the Department of Agriculture Library.
Page 15 - Unions in particular fields, the European Productivity Agency of the Organization for European Economic Cooperation, the International Federation of Documentation, and the Advisory Group on Aeronautical Research and Development of NATO.
Page 43 - Commission, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (now National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the Army Map Service, and others have developed depositories in various libraries for the materials they issue.
Page 62 - In accomplishing this, a subcommittee on procurement from western Europe may be in order. 6. "The strengthened Farmington Plan Committee should give high priority to fostering and experimenting with flexible, coordinated procurement efforts in other parts of the world, along lines recommended in the area working papers; in pursuing this task the Committee will need to develop effective relationships, as noted in (3) above, with the appropriate working committees in the several areas, in order to...
Page 8 - Council") consisting of the Librarian of Congress, the director of the National Library of Medicine, the director of the Department of Agriculture library, and the head of the Science Information Service, each of whom shall be ex officio members, and fifteen members appointed by the Director of the National Science Foundation.
Page 4 - March 26-28, 1954, under the auspices of the Joint Committee on Slavic Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council.

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