ERIC Number: ED044143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
The Indiana State Library, A Preliminary Study.
Casey, Genevieve M.
The scope of this study is: (1) an evaluation of the professional salaries of the State Library, in comparison with salaries in other libraries in Indiana and other state libraries; (2) an evaluation of professional personnel needs at the State Library; (3) an investigation of the feasibility of creating now a major division within the State Library to serve state government and (4) recommendations for further study. The basic assumption of this study is that Indiana needs, and will continue to need, a strong state library capable of offering dependable and creative information services. Recommendations resulting from this study include: (1) professional staff salaries to be raised by $1,500.00 per year, (2) heads of major reference departments be reclassified to the Librarian IV position, (3) the adequacy of the supporting staff be studied, (4) consider restructuring the State Library to strengthen its services, and (5) strengthen the professional staff by adding the following positions: one Librarian IV to direct service to state government; one librarian V to coordinate the Indiana Resource Center and the teletype interloan network linking resource libraries of the state; and one Librarian III to engage in research and planning for the whole library. (NH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana State Library, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Library Studies, Bloomington.
Identifiers: Indiana; Indiana Library Studies
Note: Indiana Library Studies Report 15