Document Type

Article

Date of Original Version

2-7-1996

Abstract

Report of the Electronic Information Resources Task Force of the University of Rhode Island Libraries. The report outlined a set of twelve recommendations related to Web-based access to electronic indexes and journals. The charge to the task force was the following: "Evaluate the range of the electronic information and delivery mechanisms relevant to the programs of the University of Rhode Island; Identify means to provide access to relevant electronic journals; Develop a plan for implementing new resources and/or changing the configuration of existing resources; Develop a working strategy and plan for integrating traditional library resources with electronic resources. "Work with colleagues in academic computing and the colleges to facilitate student and faculty understanding and utilization of the Internet and the World Wide Web; Develop instructional methods for teaching students about information resources on the Internet and through the World Wide Web."