ERIC Number: ED311929
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Library Services and Construction Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session. (Kalispell, Montana, March 31, 1989).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document records testimony given in the state of Montana before three members of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education on the reauthorization of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). (The first and still the largest federal program of assistance specifically for public libraries, LSCA is designed to assist libraries in extending and improving services, to provide support for library construction and renovation, to promote sharing of resources among libraries, to improve support in services to Native Americans, and to promote library literacy efforts.) Prepared statements and transcripts of testimony are presented for the following individuals and organizations: Mary Hudspeth, Chairperson, Montana State Library Commission; Georgia Lomax, Director of the Flathead, Montana, County Library and President of the Montana Library Association; Richard Miller, Montana State Librarian; Amy Owen, Utah State Librarian; Phyllis Honka, library user from Helena, Montana (reading from braille notes); and Joe McDonald, President, Salish Kootenai College. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (SD)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Construction Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Library Administration, Library Automation, Library Facilities, Library Networks, Library Planning, Library Services, Public Libraries, Shared Library Resources, Statewide Planning
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act