The U.S. National Commission_on Libraries and Information Science announced March 3 that President Clinton has named Martha B. Gould
to chair the commission.
...Gould , who was appointed to NCLIS in 1993 and reappointed to a five-year term in 1998 , served as vice chair under Jeanne Hurley Simon , who died February 20
Jeanne was a dear friend and a wonderful colleague , said Gould
upon her appointment.
...Gould is the retired director of the Washoe County ( Nev. ) Library
.Previously she worked at the New_York Public Library , the Nevada State Library , and Los_Angeles Public Library
.She has_been president of the Nevada Library Association and has served on the ALA Council
Internet Bills Stymied in South_Carolina
Two South_Carolina Senate bills that would have affected unrestricted access to Web information in libraries across the state were neutralized March 1.
S1076 , which would have removed public libraries' immunity from prosecution for allowing minors to view smut on the Internet , was tabled by the Senate Judiciary Committee after a March 1 public hearing.