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ERIC Number: ED019971
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 116
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Reference Count: 0
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LIBRARY SERVICE IN LOUISIANA, KEEPING PACE WITH PROGRESS IN THE STATE. A REPORT PREPARED FOR THE LOUISIANA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION.
HUMPHRY, JOHN A.; HUMPHRY, JAMES, III
THIS SURVEY WAS CONDUCTED TO EVALUATE THE PRESENT PROGRAM OF LIBRARY SERVICE AND LIBRARY EDUCATION IN LOUISIANA AS WELL AS TO FORMULATE PLANS FOR CONTINUED PROGRESS. BASED ON HISTORICAL BACKGROUND MATERIAL, CURRENT STATISTICS, AND VISITS TO REPRESENTATIVE LIBRARIES OF ALL TYPES, RECOMMENDATIONS INVOLVE--(1) STATEWIDE COOPERATION OF PUBLIC, SCHOOL, AND ACADEMIC LIBRARIES, AS WELL AS SPECIAL LIBRARIES ON A COMPENSATORY BASIS, BASED ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF 7 REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEMS, (2) COORDINATION BY THE STATE LIBRARY OF THE SERVICES TO BE RENDERED BY THE VARIOUS TYPES OF LIBRARIES, WITH PUBLIC AND STATE LIBRARY SERVICE FUNDS TO BE HANDLED BY THE STATE LIBRARY AND ACADEMIC AND SCHOOL LIBRARY FUNDS TO BE HANDLED BY THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, (3) STRENGTHENING LIBRARY EDUCATION IN THE STATE BY ADDING MORE FACULTY AND FACILITIES TO THE LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM, AS WELL AS MORE EXTRAMURAL COURSES, CONTINUING EDUCATION, AND RESEARCH, AND (4) PUBLIC RELATIONS EFFORTS BY LIBRARY TRUSTEES, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, AND LIBRARIANS TO HELP INSURE THE SUCCESS OF THE PROPOSED PROGRAM BY CONVINCING THE APPROPRIATING AUTHORITIES OF THE ADVANTAGES OF IMPROVED STATE-WIDE LIBRARY SERVICE. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF 116 ITEMS IS APPENDED. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Louisiana Library Association, Baton Rouge.
Identifiers: LOUISIANA