Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.

Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged WHCLIS

The 1979 White House Conference on Library and Information Services

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Thursday, August 18, 2016
in WLA 125
white-house-1979-72
The first White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIS) took place in Washington, D. C. on November 15-19, 1979.  Preceding WHCLIS each state in the nation held a pre-conference.  In September, 1978 148 delegates representing communities and institutions from around Wisconsin gathered in Madison for the Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Library and Information Services.  The Governor’s Conference had been preceded by meetings of hundreds of citizens in ten areas of the state in June-July, 1978 to discuss their concerns and needs for library and information services. Four delegates selected at the Governor’s Conference represented Wisconsin at WHCLIS.  They were James White, La Crosse; Jenelle Elder, Milwaukee; Jan Coombs, Marshfield; and John J. Jax, Menomenee Falls. The delegates at WHCLIS passed 64 resolutions to improve the quality and access to library and information services.  A second WHCLIS took place in 1991.  It too was pre-ceded by state level conferences including one in Wisconsin that took place in Madison in February, 1991. 
wla125logo-small

Categories

Popular Tags

S. Janice Kee Beloit Public Library Hartford Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Jerome P. Daniels Meter mail slogans Cooperative Children's Book Center Lutie Eugenia Stearns books-by-mail Eratus Swift Wilcox WWI Library War Service Wisconsin Historical Society Inform Wisconsin 14 Hall of Fame 2010 Superior Carnegie Libraries State Law Library Irene W. Newman Exhibits Hall of Fame 2009 Milwaukee Public Library Postcards Hall Hall of Fame 2012 Gertrude Thurow School of Library and Information Studies Public libraries Library celebrations Wisconsin Library Bulletin Orrilla Blackshear Library Buidlings Library Trustees background American Library Association Library War Service Sarah Janice Kee presentations People Larry T. Nix WLA 125 caly film Soughton Public Library UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies Publications National Bookmobile Day Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide buil Madison Public Library WLA 125 Public library systems Wisconsin State Law Library Parcel post Clarence Brown Lester Hall of Fame 2015 UW-Madison school of library and information studies Hall of Fame 2012 hall of Katharine MacDonald Jones Bookmobiles 20 Hall of Fame 2015 Buttons WLA 125 Uncategorized Suring Area Public Library Carnegie libraries membership libraries Wisconsin Free Library Commission James Huff Stout Woman's Congress Academic Librarians Library Buildings Increase A. Lapham I Love Libraries Digital Collections William J. Wilson 22 School libraries Events Clinton Public Library anniversaries Historical Register Tower Hill Wisconsin J. D. Witter Lutie Stearns Special libraries Sandra Friedman Dolnick library legislation campaign Black River Falls caly film WLA 125 Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library state historical society library memorabilia National Library Week bookworm Events & Meetings Zona Gale 27 Capitol Fire 1904 Marjorie Sornson Malmberg John Miller Chancellor trav 28 Wisconsin Rapids Carl Spitzweg Ice Storm Frank Avery Hutchins T. B. Scott Free Public Library Hall of Fame 2014 John J. Jax Richard E. Krug Dianne McAfee Hopkins Portage Public Library UW-Milwaukee Libraries Postcards CCBC Lowell W. Wilson Wilbur Lyle Eberhart Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends Amer World War I Hall of Fame 2016 Hall of Fame 2008 ca campaign traveling libraries Delia Ovitz 10 Hall of Fame 2013 James Duane Doty Library people Postcards Library e Anniversaries Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends Hall of Fame 2015 WAAL Library People library exhibit library education Bernard Schwab caly film Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Hall of Fame 2012 Hall of Fame 2015 Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Brown Deer Public Library campa DeForest Area Public Library campaign Cornelia Marving Pierce Peter G. Hamon Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Campaign Ruth Ann Montgomery Campaign Ripon Public Library Library Artifacts 21 Ruby Roeder Nolan I. Neds Matthew S. Dudgeon 23 Council on Library and Network Development American Library Association Beaver Dam Public Library Gilbert H. Doane Hall of Fame 2011 11 Eager Free Public Library Campaign Pinback buttons cam Charles Bunge archives Manitowoc Public Library Louise S. Robbins Library Systems Appleton Public Library Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee Oshkosh Public Library Hall of Fame 2017 Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services Wisconsin Free Library Commission Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians 24 Library History Pewaukee Public Library Rusk County Community Library Elroy Public Library COLAND Middleton Public Library Milwaukee Art Museum Academic Libraries bed and breakfast Cam Anniversaries Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries Gerald A. Somers Wayne A. Wiegand Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Wisconsin Library Association Brown Deer Public Library White House Conference on Library and Information Services Klaus Linderfelt McMillan Memorial Library Evansville Wisconsin Marketing-Publicity WHCLIS Events & Meetings Jane K. Billings Hall of Fame 2015 Edward Asahel Birge Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Centennial Postcards Brown County Library Hall fo Fame 2012 Black River Falls Public Library Library people Public libraries Dorothea M. Krause Milwaukee Public Library

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo