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DISASTER PLANNING

TITLE: Disaster Recovery Journal
DESCRIPTION: Provides articles on disaster planning and recovery, directory of vendors for disaster planning and recovery products, and daily news briefs, etc.
KEYWORDS: law library planning, disaster recovery

 
TITLE: Federal Emergency Management Agency
DESCRIPTION: "Independent agency, founded 1979 to reduce loss of life & property and protect our nation's critical infrastructure from hazards through an emergency management program: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery."--HTML Title.
PHONE: 202-646-4600
E-MAIL: eipa@fema.gov
KEYWORDS: disaster planning, disaster recovery

 
TITLE: National Association of Contingency Planners
DESCRIPTION: Provides information on the national association for contingency planners and business resumption professionals, links to its Chapters and other informational sites.
PHONE: 800-445-4ACP
KEYWORDS: disaster planning

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FUTURE PLANNING

TITLE: Buildings, Books, and Bytes
DESCRIPTION: "Benton Foundation, at the request of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, published Buildings, books, and bytes in November 1996. The report reveals what library leaders and the public have to say about the future of libraries in the digital age." Contents include Executive summary, Chapter 1: Public visions, private reflections, Chapter 2: Public support for libraries, Chapter 3: Key public policies as the context for libraries, Chapter 4: The prospects for a coordinated, collaborative effort, Appendix: Public opinion survey on the future of libraries in the digital age.
E-MAIL: benton@benton.org
KEYWORDS: internet, library future, library research

 
TITLE: Dakota County Law Library. Law Library 2005
DESCRIPTION: Provides the long range plan of the Dakota County Law Library in Minnesota, with comparison data on revenue and expenditure.
KEYWORDS: law library planning

 
TITLE: Federal Librarians in the 21st Century: Changing Roles in the Electronic Age
DESCRIPTION: Conference proceedings that contain presentations on the future of federal librarians:
Keynote: The Information Future in Technology, Government, and Business by Ronald F. Dow, Associate Dean, Planning and Administrative Services, Pennsylvania State University;
Strategic Vision for the Library Profession by Susan K. Martin, University Librarian, Georgetown University;
Communicating with Peers in Complementary Professions by Roxanne Williams, Assistant to the Director, Office of Information Resources Management, Department of Agriculture, et al.;
Communicating with Management by Herbert White, Professor, University of Indiana, School of Library and Information Science;
Serving Users--Case Studies in Successful Information Delivery by Sarah Kadec, Independent Consultant, et al.;
Future Roles of Federal Librarians by Robert D. Harris, Director, Information Systems and Technology, Senate Rules and Administration Committee.
KEYWORDS: federal librarians, information future, library profession

 
TITLE: The Information Economy
DESCRIPTION: Discuss the economics of the internet, information goods, government policy, pricing, intellectual property and related Issues.
E-MAIL: Hal R. Varian, hal@sims.berkeley.edu
KEYWORDS: internet, economy

 
TITLE: Libraries for the Future
DESCRIPTION: The mission of LFF is "to preserve and revitalize the free public library as an essential institution for a democratic society."--About. It includes a section "Telecommunications Advocacy Project" which provides links to information that can help library users fight for equitable access to telecommunications on a state level, information on how libraries are coping with the use of new technologies to maintain their role as society's primary information providers, what challenges they are facing, and who is doing a good job, etc.
CONTACT: lff@lff.org
KEYWORDS: library management, telecommunications

 
TITLE: Library Link
DESCRIPTION: "Library Link is a free online information and discussion forum for librarians and information professionals world wide."--Supplied by vendor.
E-MAIL: liblink@liblink.co.uk
KEYWORDS: librarianship, information management, discussion forum

 
TITLE: Office of Management and Budget (U.S.)
DESCRIPTION: "OMB evaluates the effectiveness of agency programs, policies, and procedures, assesses competing funding demands among agencies, and sets funding priorities. .... In addition, OMB oversees and coordinates the Administration's procurement, financial management, information, and regulatory policies."--Title screen.
KEYWORDS: government budget

 
TITLE: University of California at Berkeley, School of Information Management and Systems. Research Projects
DESCRIPTION: Administrators can see the trend of library development through these research projects.
KEYWORDS: internet, library future, library research

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