ERIC Number: ED480352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
State of Vermont Department of Libraries Library Services and Technology Act Five-Year Plan, 2003-2007.
Vermont State Dept. of Libraries, Montpelier.
This five-year plan sets forth the principles, Department of Libraries mission statement, needs, goals, evaluation plan, and programs for administering Vermont's LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) program during 2003-2007. It defines stakeholders and their roles, and the communication and monitoring procedures that will assure the involvement of the library community and library users in the implementation of the LSTA state program in Vermont. This document presents actions, time frames, key output/outcome targets, statutory mandates, and LSTA purposes for the following goals: (1) to enhance and expand libraries' technology capabilities so that all Vermonters will have reliable and equitable statewide electronic access to information resources; (2) to enhance and expand resource sharing and cooperative efforts among libraries so all Vermonters have reliable and equitable access to information resources; (3) to improve the quality and accessibility of library and information services to all Vermonters by making available to local libraries support services, technical assistance, training, and other appropriate programs; and (4) to ensure that every Vermonter has equitable access to library materials and information regardless of location, age, education, economic status or special need. (Contains 15 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Federal Programs, Information Technology, Library Administration, Library Planning, Library Services, Public Libraries, Shared Library Resources, State Libraries, User Needs (Information)
Vermont Department of Libraries, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609-0601. Tel: 802-828-3261; Fax: 802-828-2199; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://dol.state.vt.us/. For full text: http://dol.state.vt.us/gopher_root5/libraries/lsta/VTLSTA2003-20075YRPLAN.PDF/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vermont State Dept. of Libraries, Montpelier.
Identifiers - Location: Vermont
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Technology Act 1996