ERIC Number: ED475292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA). Report for 1999.
Michigan Library, Lansing.
The goals of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), as administered by the Library of Michigan, are to support statewide access to information, enhance equity of access by providing special assistance to those with difficulty in using a library, support librarians as they develop information skills and foster innovation and technical improvements in libraries. Toward achievement of these goals, the Library of Michigan awarded $4,557,301 in LSTA dollars for projects during the fiscal year 1999. This report focuses on projects that have made a difference in the lives of Michiganians, thanks to LSTA funding. First, the AccessMichigan statewide database project is described followed by a map of U.S. Congressional Districts (1999) in the State of Michigan, and an outline of the Library of Michigan's LSTA program goals. The body of the report contains reports by individual Michigan Congressional Districts, on LSTA Subgrant Awards in Fiscal Year 1999. A summary of LSTA competitive and noncompetitive subgrants awarded in fiscal year 1999 is given, with funding broken down into the following categories: Advanced Technology; Basic Library Technology; Children in Poverty; Internet Training Center Enhancements; Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; Persons Having Difficulty Using a Library; and Regions of Cooperation. The LSTA 1999 Advisory Council members are listed with area of representation at the end of the report. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Library Development, Library Funding, Library Planning, Library Services, Program Development, State Action, State Aid, 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.libofmich.lib.mi.us. For full text: http://www.libraryofmichigan.org/binary/lsta99report.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan Library, Lansing.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Technology Act 1996