ERIC Number: ED475291
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Library of Michigan Reflections on the Year 2000.
Michigan Library, Lansing.
This pamphlet focuses on developments in the Library of Michigan during the year 2000. The year 2000 marks the Library of Michigan's 140th consecutive year serving the citizens of Michigan as a federal depository library. A profile of the new State Librarian of Michigan, Christie Pearson Brandau, is given, including her goals as State Librarian, initiatives she has been part of, and upcoming projects. The first Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Open House was held at the Library of Michigan on February 25, 2000. Highlights of the event are given, followed by a discussion of new developments at the Library of Michigan. Researchers all over the world may now access a new service that provides unprecedented online access to the Michigan 1870 census records. This resource is described. The pamphlet then highlights the Library of Michigan's genealogy collection, the Library of Michigan's Service to the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the law library, and the rare book collection. Accomplishments of the Library of Michigan Foundation are also described. (AEF)
Descriptors: Depository Libraries, Information Services, Information Technology, Law Libraries, Library Collections, Library Development, Library Services, Reference Services, State Libraries
Library of Michigan, 717 W. Allegan St., P.O. Box 30007, Lansing, MI 48909-7507. Tel: 517-373-9452; Tel: 877-479-0021 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.libraryofmichigan.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan Library, Lansing.