ERIC Number: ED389305
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Alabama Public Library Service Annual Report, 1994.
Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery.
This annual report summarizes activities of the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) for the fiscal year 1994. It begins with a letter from the director who gives an overview of the report. Technology activities included installation of a new phone system, purchase of a digitized fax microform reader-printer, new booking/cataloging system for the Audio-Visual department, and the formation of an automation committee. APLS began a major building renovation, rearranged the Blind and Physically Handicapped Division for better access, and completed the second phase in installing compact shelving in the warehouse. In the area of training, workshops were conducted on reference, interlibrary loan, copyright, censorship, and the Internet. Circulation and reference statistics are provided. "Al's Wacky Summer Vacation," the 1994 summer reading program, attracted 45,290 children. APLS funding was distributed as follows: 49% state aid to libraries; 30% state-agency operations; 14% federal grants; and 7% federal-agency operations. The names of libraries receiving state aid in 1994 are listed, including amount of aid. (MAS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery.