ERIC Number: ED434652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Indiana State Library Services and Technology Act.
Indiana State Library, Indianapolis.
This document discusses the state of Indiana's Long Range Plan utilizing Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funding. Six goals are outlined with objectives, status/needs statements, and funding activities. The goals include: (1) to increase the public's use of information technology by increasing electronic capabilities of libraries, promoting technology at libraries and training librarians and the public to effectively use technology; (2) to provide better library service to the residents of Indiana by assisting libraries in making their resources known statewide; (3) to serve special populations in Indiana with their library and information needs by enabling public libraries to improve service to those populations; (4) to serve individuals with literacy or learning needs by enabling libraries to improve service to those individuals; (5) to enable libraries to support innovative projects; and (6) to administer LSTA funds for Indiana. A summary of LSTA activities, policies and procedures, methodology for evaluation of the success of the activities in meeting the goals and priorities, and the timetable for the process of building an LSTA plan are also included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Financial Support, Grants, Information Technology, Library Development, Library Funding, Library Planning, Library Services, Objectives, Public Libraries, State Programs, Strategic Planning, User Needs (Information)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Library, Indianapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Technology Act 1996