ERIC Number: ED480569
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
South Carolina State Library Annual Report, 2001-2002.
South Carolina State Library, Columbia.
The current strategic plan of the South Carolina State Library contains five goals: provide information resources and services to meet the needs of the people of South Carolina; provide statewide programs to support local library services; serve as the advocate for libraries in South Carolina; encourage cooperation among libraries of all types; and continuously improve State Library operations and services. This report highlights the State Library's progress toward meeting these goals. The report consists of seven main sections: (1) Organization and Operations; (2) Activities--FY 2002; (3) South Carolina State Library publications; (4) Statistical Summary; (5) LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) in South Carolina; (6) Financial Statement; and (7) South Carolina State Library Staff. Activities, service, and other information discussed in the second section include: state library users; state library collection; DISCUS--South Carolina's virtual library; consultant services; grant administration; children's services; continuing education; public library construction; marketing/public information services; legislation; collaborations; the South Carolina Library Network (SCLN); Internet/Telecommunications Project; South Carolina Group Database Licensing Project; staff development; volunteer program; and facilities. Two appendixes provide library directories (Public Library Board Chairmen; public libraries; colleges and universities; and libraries in state institutions) and library statistics (public library statistics; public libraries, annual statistics, FY 2002; South Carolina institutional libraries statistics, FY 2001-2002; and South Carolina college and university libraries statistics, FY 2001-2002.) (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Institutional Libraries, Library Development, Library Planning, Library Services, Library Statistics, Organizational Objectives, Public Libraries, State Libraries, Strategic Planning
For full text: http://www.state.sc.us/scsl/pubs/ar01-02/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Library, Columbia.