ERIC Number: ED401906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Strategic Plan: 1995-2000.
California State Library, Sacramento.
This strategic plan details the commitment of the California State Library to the future and the recognition of its record of achievement of the past. The document is divided into four sections. The first section discusses the Library's mission and philosophy and describes various programs (State Library Service Bureau, Braille and Talking Books Library, Automation Services, California Research Bureau, and Library Development Services) In addition, the State Librarian's comments are included. The second section describes the background, impact, opportunities and challenges, and key issues for five focus areas: (1) providing quality information services; (2) collecting, preserving, and promoting the State's resources; (3) providing counsel, support, and leadership for public libraries; (4) ensuring a productive work force; and (5) serving as a useful and respected cultural institution. The third section details the strategic plan (1995-2000) for each of the five focus areas. The final section defines strategic planning, including why it is valuable; outlines steps in the process; and discusses implementation and maintenance of the plan. In addition, the core planning group members are listed. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Library, Sacramento.