ERIC Number: ED477768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
California Statewide Plan for Use of Library Services & Technology Act Funds, 2002/03-2006/07.
This document presents the 2002-2007 California statewide plan for use of LSTA (Library Services & Technology Act) funds. The first section provides an overview of the planning process, including environmental scan, needs assessment, involvement of stakeholders, other factors, and the monitoring plan. The second section presents the California State Library mission statement and its mission for the LSTA program. The third section identifies the following priority needs and lists sample solutions: (1) Californians need more access to quality education throughout their lives so that they can achieve their own life goals and be productive members of society; (2) Californians need better availability and understanding of technology systems and electronic resources to fulfill their need to learn from all types of library services and resources; (3) Californians, wherever they live, need library services and staff that are responsive to their diverse needs; (4) Californians with disabilities need full access to library services and materials through libraries of any type; and (5) the rapidly changing demographics of Californians require that California libraries continually review and revise their services to maintain their relevance. The fourth section outlines LSTA purposes. The fifth section describes five goals for LSTA, relating to the identified needs; LSTA purposes addressed, evaluation plan, and program portfolio are summarized for each goal. Contains a glossary. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Library Funding, Library Planning, Library Services, Public Libraries, State Libraries, User Needs (Information), Users (Information)
For full text: http://www.library.ca.gov/assets/acrobat/STATE_PLAN_02-07.pdf/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Library, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Technology Act 1996