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dc.contributorLay, Lynn
dc.contributorEverett, Lynn Tipton
dc.descriptionThe University Archives has determined that this item is of continuing value to OSU's history.en
dc.description.abstractThe 14th Polar Libraries Colloquy (14 PLC) was held in Columbus, Ohio on May 3-7, 1992 and hosted by the Goldthwait Polar Library and the Byrd Polar Research Center of The Ohio State University. Approximately 80 people attended the meeting, with representation from ten countries. The Program began with a buffet dinner at COSI, which featured an antarctic exhibit, Antarctica: A Family Expedition to the South Pole. The meeting consisted of six sessions where contributing papers were presented, one poster session, database demonstrations, an excursion to tour the OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. facility in Dublin, Ohio, and a reception at the Goldthwait Polar Library. The Colloquy was supported by National Science Foundation Grant No. DPP-9120382. The 14th Colloquy served as a forum for sharing information on current international initiatives which aid in the bibliographic control of polar literature, especially gray literature. Through the course of discussions, participants identified the need for additional international cooperation to facilitate information exchange. They also recognized that effective exchange requires a framework of compatible formats and databases. This represents an important initiative in furthering the broad objective of allowing transparent access by the user community to the international collection of polar information and data.en
dc.description.sponsorshipNational Science Foundation Grant No. DPP-9120382.en
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dc.publisherByrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State Universityen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesReport (Byrd Polar Research Center) ; no. 4en
dc.subjectlibrary cooperationen
dc.subjectpolar librariesen
dc.subjectresource sharing
dc.titleInternational sharing of polar information resources: proceedings of the 14th Polar Libraries Colloquyen
dc.typeTechnical Reporten
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