Adult Services in the Eighties Project File, 1982-1990
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Brief Description: Adult Services in the Eighties (ASE) Project File, a project to survey, report and analyze adult services in the 1980s, was to partially replicate a 1952-53 survey by Helen Lyman Smith and be used in planning new directions for adult library services. ASE files include the original proposal, which was funded by an ALA Goal Award (1983) memoranda, minutes of meetings, the pilot questionnaire, ASE Seminar notes, descriptions of participating libraries, project procedures manual, correspondence of principal investigator Kathleen M. Heim, and mailing lists. The file includes several 5 1/4 and 3 1/2 floppy disks.
Held at:
The American Library Association Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217 333 0798
Fax: 217 244 2868
Email: ala-archives [at]
Record Series Number: 30/53/16
Created by: Services to Adults, Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)
Volume: 1.0 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 3/15/90; 9/92
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Arrangement: By type of material & alphabetical thereunder
Subject Index
Adult Services
Heim. Kathleen
Library Service to Adults
Languages of Materials
English [eng]