ERIC Number: ED402938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The South Carolina Program for Library Development, 1996-1999 under the Library Services and Construction Act (P.L. 101-254, FY 1997).
South Carolina State Library, Columbia.
The South Carolina State Library's plan for use of Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title I, II and III funds is presented. Highlights include a profile of the public, including special needs populations; profiles of the state's libraries and their needs; criteria, priorities, and procedures for library improvement under Title I (Library Services); Title II (Library Construction), and Title III (Interlibrary Cooperation); and long-range goals, objectives and implementation plans. The goals are: (1) to strengthen the State Library agency for the purpose of providing statewide library leadership and services; (2) to expand and improve public library services throughout the state, providing access for every resident, so as to further the educational, vocational, economic, and cultural enrichment of all citizens; (3) to extend public library service to special constituencies, including the disadvantaged, children, the elderly, the illiterate, the unserved, and persons of limited English-speaking ability and (4) to encourage and develop resource sharing by all libraries through participation in the South Carolina Library Network and other cooperative activities. Nine tables are included. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Library, Columbia.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act