ERIC Number: ED309772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Mar-22
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Assistance to Libraries. Current Programs and Issues. CRS Report for Congress.
Riddle, Wayne Clifton
This report provides background information on federal programs that have historically provided financial or material assistance to public, school, and college libraries. Programs and activities included are: (1) Federal Library Grant Programs; (2) Other Forms of Department of Education Activity Affecting Public Libraries; (3) Aid to College Libraries under the Higher Education Act; (4) Administration Proposal for Reauthorization of Library Assistance Legislation; (5) Aid to Elementary and Secondary School Libraries under Chapter 2, Title I, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; (6) Grants to Libraries by the National Endowment for the Humanities; (7) The National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; (8) Past, and Authorized Future, White House Conference on Library and Information Services; and (9) Assistance to Libraries Provided by the Library of Congress and Other Federal Libraries. Each section evaluates the funding sources and discusses related key issues. An appended table summarizes information about fiscal year 1990 and 1989 funding for selected library assistance programs. (SD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.