ERIC Number: ED202485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb-2
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation of the California Minority Information Services Network. Final Report.
Mick, Colin K.; And Others
This evaluation of a program started in 1979 to provide information and referral services (I&R) through public libraries to minority groups offers recommendations to improve these services to underserved segments of the California population. Introductory materials provide a summary analysis and a history of the Minority Information Services Network, as well as a detailed discussion of the nature and extent of information and referral services. An inventory of existing I&R services in the state presents summaries of federal, state, and local programs based on library I&R programs. Analyses of three library-based programs in Auburn, Fresno, and Los Angeles County provide insights into meeting local objectives and their appropriateness to the overall state program. These evaluations are extended into network implications for future directions of the I&R program statewide. The report concludes with 19 findings and 13 specific recommendations for service and network improvement. Fourteen references are listed. (RAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Library, Sacramento.