ERIC Number: ED480021
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Library Services and Technology Act: Five-Year Program Evaluation Report for the State of Utah, 1998-2002.
Utah State Library Div., Salt Lake City. Dept. of Community and Economic Development.
This document presents the evaluation report for Utah's Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) program for 1998-2002. Part I, "Executive Summary," describes the evaluation study process and summarizes recommendations related to goals in the following areas: (1) basic library technology; (2) enhanced library technology; (3) PIONEER: Utah's Online Library; (4) community electronic networks; (5) resource sharing and interlibrary cooperation/partnerships; (6) improved access to library services for the disabled and underserved; and (7) library planning, evaluation, and development. Part II, "Utah Libraries and LSTA," begins with a section that provides an update on Utah's libraries and describes changes in grant procedures, categories, and match requirements. The next section addresses progress in meeting Utah's library goals in the seven areas listed above with LSTA money; this section describes specific grant programs and presents evaluation findings and recommendations. Part III, "In-Depth LSTA Project Evaluations," offers evaluations of projects related to PIONEER: Utah's Online Library and Spanish language outreach. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Grants, Information Technology, Library Development, Library Funding, Library Personnel, Library Planning, Library Services, Program Evaluation, Shared Library Resources, State Libraries, Statewide Planning, Training, Users (Information)
For full text: http://library.utah.gov/LSTA5YrRptFinal.pdf/.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Library Div., Salt Lake City. Dept. of Community and Economic Development.
Identifiers - Location: Utah
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Technology Act 1996