ERIC Number: ED405890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
South Carolina State Library Annual Report, 1995-1996.
South Carolina State Library, Columbia.
This report summarizes the activities of the South Carolina State Library for 1995-1996. Sections include: (1) library governance and mission statement; (2) brief library history; (3) details about the organization and operations of the library, including a description of each of six departments with a list of employees and their duties, an organizational chart, highlights of the year, a financial statement, and chart illustrating total expenditures; (4) data on library services to state government, interlibrary loans, state documents depository, service to the blind and physically handicapped, and state library loan statistics; (5) a statistical summary of library materials and a description of special collections; (6) library development, including consultant services and grant administration; (7) an update on the South Carolina Library Network; (8) public information service activities; (9) data on volunteer program participation; and (10) a list of recent state library publications. Appendix 1 contains directories with the addresses and contact information for public library board chairmen, public libraries, college and university libraries, and state institutional libraries. Appendix 2 contains library statistics which compare public library data from 1995-96 with previous years. Data covers, among other things, personnel, circulation, income, acquisitions, registered users, interlibrary loans, and operating expenses. (SWC)
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Library Acquisition, Library Administration, Library Collections, Library Development, Library Funding, Library History, Library Networks, Library Personnel, Library Services, Library Statistics, Mission Statements, Outreach Programs, Publications, State Libraries, Volunteers
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Library, Columbia.