JLIS abstracts



KUSHNARENKO (Natalyan). Soviet Local Studies Librarianship: The Present-day Situation and Tendencies of its Future Development. 14,2;1989;128-35

Discusses the importance of local study activities of libraries. Explains how such activities are carried out practically by different types of libraries of autonomous republic, regions, districts and cities of the USSR . However, the main activities belong to state research and public libraries. Suggests the type of professional education needed for such activities. Concludes with the need for cooperation of various forms needed for the success of local studies information activity of different types of libraries.