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de Usabel, Frances; Johnson, Debra Wilcox – 1986
The final product of the Wisconsin Special Users Needs Assessment project initiated in the summer of 1984, this report outlines how library systems have worked with hard-to-reach and underserved populations over the past 10 years. The document is divided into three parts. Based on a review of the systems' annual plans and evaluations for the past…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Ethnic Groups, Federal Aid
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Center for Libraries and Education Improvement. – 1986
This collection of six reports was compiled by the Public Library Support Staff of the U.S. Department of Education to disseminate pertinent information submitted by the State Library Administrative Agencies on the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) key program areas. Based on data from the fiscal year 1984 LSCA Annual Reports, each…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Data Analysis, Federal Aid, Institutionalized Persons
Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge. – 1985
This long-range program results from the combined efforts of the State Library staff, the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Administrative Librarian, Louisiana librarians, the Library Development Committee of Louisiana, and a number of other formal and informal planning groups within the state. The program includes: (1) an assessment of…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Information Services, Libraries, Library Cooperation
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1986
This report highlights 19 of the 48 recently completed public library construction projects in Michigan which received partial funding from the 1983 Emergency Jobs Act. The grants were administered under Title II of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). Introductory material includes listings of the State of Michigan Legislative…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Building Plans, Energy Conservation, Facility Expansion
Clark, Collin, Ed. – 1986
This document includes final summary reports from 16 recent federally funded Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) projects in California. This volume covers generally the period 1984-85, and reports are presented in six subject areas: programs for children, information and referral projects, institutional services, literacy, local history,…
Descriptors: Community Services, Federal Aid, Library Cooperation, Library Networks
Bruman, Janet – 1986
This report addresses alternative means of interconnecting or providing access to the various automated systems within the 17-member North Bay Cooperative Library System (NBC), with emphasis on providing information on the availability of materials for loan, the principal objective of the NBC Telecommunications Project, Year Two. Advantages and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Computer Software, Higher Education
Senese, Donald J. – 1984
Libraries will play a crucial role in meeting the goal of establishing the learning society mandated in "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform," the report of the National Commission on Excellence in Education. The Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) in the Department of Education administers several…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Information Science, Librarians, Library Education
Senese, Donald J. – 1984
Public libraries can be instrumental in creating a learning society and alleviating the problems pointed out in "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform," the report of the National Commission on Excellence in Education. In fact, public libraries have always played an important role in the nation's education and will…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Educational Improvement, Library Role, Library Services
Texas State Library, Austin. – 1985
Fiscal year 1985 activities are summarized in the following reports: (1) Titles I and III Performance Report; (2) Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Executive Summary; (3) Title I Financial Report--Fiscal Year 1984 Carryover; (4) Title III Financial Report--Fiscal Year 1984 Carryover; (5) Title I Financial Report--Fiscal Year 1985; (6)…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Continuing Education, Disabilities, Disadvantaged
Frantz, John C.; Cohen, Nathan M. – Health, Education and Welfare Indicators, 1966
The background, provisions, and administration of the Library Services Act and the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) are explained. Federal, state, and local roles in financing and staffing are detailed, and various library programs are discussed. Continuing public library needs in the areas of service and construction are presented.…
Descriptors: Bookmobiles, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Programs
New York State Library, Albany. – 1986
This annual report on the comprehensive 5-year program for the enhancement of libraries in New York State (1) provides a benchmark for the continuing planning, development, and evaluation of state library services; (2) summarizes the objectives, policies, and programs undertaken for the improvement of those services; (3) serves as a guide to…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Bibliographic Utilities, Interlibrary Loans, Library Automation
Robinson, Barbara M. – 1986
Public libraries are currently the conduit for local, state, and federal funds used to support reference referral and other reference-related functions in California. Given potential funding constraints, this 5-month study expanded its original scope--to assess the cost effectiveness and efficiency of the Bay Area Reference Center (BARC) and the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Cost Effectiveness, Library Cooperation, Library Networks
Drone, Jeanette M. – 1983
From 1961-1980, the Illinois State Library (ISL) awarded scholarships using Library Services Act (LSA) and Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) funds. The purpose was to recruit talented college graduates to the library profession and to retain these individuals in Illinois libraries. Of the 212 individuals who received scholarships, 198…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Librarians, Library Education, Program Descriptions
Clark, Collin, Ed. – 1985
This document includes final summary reports from recent federally funded Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) demonstration projects in California. While some projects reported at length and others provided the bare facts, reports are excerpted but published as received, without editing beyond a uniform first page. The Summary Report Form…
Descriptors: Community Services, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Library Services
South Carolina State Library, Columbia. – 1985
Prepared as an outline of the long range South Carolina library development program required by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), this document describes: (1) the library public, with emphasis on disadvantaged, blind, physically handicapped, elderly, and institutionalized persons as well as persons with limited English speaking…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Library Personnel
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