ERIC Number: ED396750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The South Carolina Program for Library Development, 1995-1998, under the Library Services and Construction Act (P.L. 101-254, FY 1996).
South Carolina State Library, Columbia.
The South Carolina State Library's plan for use of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title I, II, and III funds is presented. Five chapters include: a profile of the library public, focusing on special needs populations; profiles of the state's libraries and their needs; criteria, priorities, and procedures for library improvement under Title I (Library Services), Title II (Library Construction), and Title III (Interlibrary Cooperation); and long-range goals, objectives, and implementation plans. The goals are: (1) strengthening the State Library agency for the purpose of providing statewide library leadership and services; (2) expanding and improving public library services throughout the state, providing access for every resident, so as to further the educational, vocational, economic, and cultural enrichment of all citizens; (3) extending and improving library services to special clientele such as the institutionalized and physically handicapped; (4) encouraging and developing resource-sharing by all libraries through participation in the South Carolina Library Network and other cooperative activities. Seven statistical tables are included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Federal Aid, Higher Education, Individual Needs, Institutional Libraries, Library Development, Library Facilities, Library Funding, Library Planning, Library Services, Long Range Planning, Public Libraries, Shared Resources and Services, State Libraries, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Library, Columbia.
Identifiers: Library Services and Construction Act; South Carolina Library Network
Note: For the 1994-97 report, see ED 378 993.