America's Libraries in the 21st Century Subcommittee (Office for Information Technology Policy Advisory Committee) Committee

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Event AL21C Subcommittee Meeting (ALA OITP)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:09 am

Event AL21C (ALA OITP)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 12:23 pm

OITP's America's Libraries for the 21st Century committee meets to discuss future trends for the library community.

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To monitor technological and societal trends that are relevant to libraries and public access to information and encourage and contribute to discussions about these trends in forums inside and outside of ALA. To identify relevant data sources for these relevant trends and strive to improve the usefulness and visibility of these data. To advocate for appropriate policies and practices based on those trends that have identifiable, direct implications for the library community. To identify scenarios, models, and specific directions in technology and society that have the most promise for advancing the interests of the LIS community. To engage the LIS community to develop appropriate visions, strategies, positions, and messages. To assist the LIS community in taking a greater leadership role in shaping its future in the digital world.

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