Young served as the executive director of NCLIS from 1990 to 1997 and now is the chief of the Cataloging Distribution Service at the Library of Congress.
One of his significant accomplishments at NCLIS was his successful administration, planning, and implementation of the 1991White House Conference on Libraries and Information Services.
NCLIS to Hold Meetings on Children and Youth Literacy
NCLIS Commissioners Shirley Gray Adamovich, Carl DiPfete, and Wanda Forbes are jointly developing the commission's plans for meeting with representatives from various agencies and associations concerned with unplementation of the WHCLIS recommendation.
This document reports on an NCLIS
(National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) study of the proposal to close NTIS (National Technical Information Service) and shift its paper, microfiche, digital archives, and bibliographic database to the Library of Congress.
has been around for a long time and has had its share of ups and downs.
All national library organizations participate as voting members who set standards, including the American Library Association, the American Association of Law Libraries, ASIS, the American Theological Library Association, the Art Libraries Society of North America, the Association of Jewish Libraries, the Medical Library Association, the Music Library Association, NCLIS
, NFAIS, the Special Libraries Association, and others.
On March 10, 1992, Roslyn Rosen, president of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), joined with twenty-six other people representing organizations for libraries, information services, education, and public and human services in addressing the NCLIS
forum on recommendations from the 1991 WHCLIS.
, under whose auspices the Conference will be conducted, is a permanent, independent agency charged with advising the legislative and executive branches on issues pertaining to libraries and information science.
And the literature of serials librarianship may be said to have sprung full blown from the special issue on serials librarianship edited by Toni Carbo Bearman (formerly Executive Director of NCLIS
and now Director of the Library School at the University of Pittsburgh) and Benita Weber Vassallo (now Assistant Director for Collections and Management at George Washington University).
intends to sponsor another forum early in 1990 to allow interested parties to provide feedback to the proposed guidelines.
Policy oversight for the Conference will be provided by a 30-member Advisory Committee whose members are to be appointed by the President of the United States, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Chairman of NCLIS