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National Commission on Libraries and Information Science

The National Commission on Libraries and Information Science was established as an independent commission within the Executive branch by the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Act (Pub. L. 91-345) on July 20, 1970.

The role of the Commission is to advise the President and Congress on matters relating to library and information policies and plans. It is responsible for developing or recommending overall plans for the provision of library and information services adequate to meet the needs of the people of the United States.

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  • Notice of Meeting

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Topics will include: (1) Digital Information; (2) Emergency Management, (3) Literacy; (4) Open Access and related topics. Dates and Times: NCLIS Business Meeting--June 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.;...

  • Notice of Meetings

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Commissioners will review programs related to the Commission's strategic initiatives. Each of the Commission's task forces will share progress reports and the Commission will discuss...

  • Notice of Meetings

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is also holding a closed meeting to discuss consolidation and staffing issues. Closing this meeting is in accordance with the exemption provided under Title 45, CFR, Part 1703.202(a)(9).

  • NCLIS Closed Meeting

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding a closed meeting to review budget matters and future directions. Closing this meeting is in accordance with the exemption provided under Title 45, CFR 1703.202(a)(9).

  • Notice of Meetings

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Commissioners will review programs related to the Commission's strategic initiatives. Each of the Commission's task forces will share progress reports and the Commission will discuss...

  • Open Business Meeting

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Commissioners will review programs related to the Commission's strategic initiatives. Each of the Commission's task forces will share progress reports and the Commission will discuss...

  • Notice of Meeting

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Commissioners will review programs related to the Commission's strategic initiatives chosen at the last NCLIS meeting. Progress reports from each of the Commission's task forces will be...

  • Notice of Open Meeting

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Topics will include a discussion of how the Commission works with the Institute for Museum and Library Services and with the Library of Congress. Leaders of several professional...

  • Sunshine Act Meeting

    The National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Topics will include: (1) Introductions; (2) Administrative matters; (3) History of NCLIS; (4) Current activities (e.g., Trust and Terror briefing, Information Literacy initiative, et al.);...

  • Meeting Notice

    The U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science is holding an open business meeting to discuss Commission programs and administrative matters. Topics will include reports on current activities, including the Commission's project, ``Trust and Terror,'' dealing with the role of libraries in managing crisis information, and its...