ERIC Number: ED417742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Five Year Plan for Improving Louisiana Library Services, 1998-2002.
Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge.
This publication establishes goals and specifies priorities for the State of Louisiana consistent with the purposes of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). Four goals are listed, with accompanying activities, procedures, and evaluation for their implementation; the fourth goal specifies four priorities. The goals are: (1) To administer the Library Services and Technology Act; (2) To establish or enhance electronic linkages among or between libraries; linking libraries electronically with educational, social or information services; assisting libraries in accessing information through electronic networks; (3) To encourage libraries in different areas, and of various types to share resources subject to title request such that turnaround time is 72 hours or less; and (4) To extend and enhance library and information services to those people in Louisiana with special needs. Also included are a timeline for 1998-2002, a ranking by public library directors of the importance of specific activities in their library program, a chart depicting LSTA priorities, and Program Assurances and Certification. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Technology Act 1996