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Peterson, Elaine; Carr, Mary M. – 1987
Three colleges in the state of Washington--Gonzaga College (Crosby Library), Whitworth College, and Eastern Washington University--received grants from the Fred Meyer Charitable Trust and the Library Services and Construction Act to facilitate coordinated collection development in the areas of education and business/economics, so that their…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Terminals, Grants, Higher Education
Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge. – 1989
This publication serves several purposes. It identifies specific inadequacies in public library services, resources, facilities, and personnel in Louisiana. It identifies the people who are to be served, and reveals the geographical, sociological, economic, and educational barriers to the expanded use of libraries. Finally, it presents specific…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Information Needs, Information Services, Library Cooperation
New York State Library, Albany. – 1989
This annual report on a comprehensive 5-year program for the improvement of library services in New York State is intended to: (1) provide a benchmark for the continued planning, development, and evolution of library services in the state; (2) summarize the objectives, policies, and programs undertaken for the improvement of library services,…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Library Automation, Library Networks, Library Planning
Kittel, Dorothy – 1987
Based on fiscal year 1986 annual reports from 48 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, this report describes interlibrary cooperation and resource sharing activities supported by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title III, funds. In response to the 1984 amendment to Title III (which required each state to include in…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Federal Aid, Library Administration, Library Automation
Fork, Donald J. – 1987
This report summarizes public library construction activities supported by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title II, funds, as of fiscal year 1986. After a brief description of legislative background and an overview, the use of federal funds in support of public library construction is reviewed, and the impact of LSCA funding…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Construction Programs, Data Analysis, Federal Aid
Ellingson, Jo Ann – 1989
Focusing on Chicago (Illinois), this report describes the magnitude of issues related to the education of non-English-speaking immigrants, and presents an overview of both the learning resource materials available to support bilingual education in the Chicago School System and the availability of materials in foreign languages in the Chicago…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Iowa State Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Des Moines. State Library. – 1989
The Director of the Department of Cultural Affairs appointed a task force, to be chaired by the State Librarian of Iowa, to evaluate technologies available for libraries and potential uses for the technologies deemed valuable; discuss problems from the viewpoint of the library user in the establishment of cooperative programs; and develop a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1989
This report is designed to accompany House of Representatives Bill (H.R.) 2742, which amends and reauthorizes the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) through 1994. In discussing the background of the bill and the need for the legislation, it is noted that, since recommendations from the 1991 White House Conference on Library and…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Library Administration, Library Automation
Washington State Library, Olympia. Library Development Div. – 1988
Prepared as a planning guide, this document presents goals, objectives, and proposed activities to improve library services in the state of Washington. The long range plan for 1989-1993 is designed to serve as a framework for the annual programs during the 5-year period which are supported, fully or partially, with Library Services and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Construction Programs, Federal Aid, Library Services
Kittel, Dorothy – 1989
This overview of how the 50 states used their Library Services and Construction Act funds under Title III (Interlibrary Cooperation and Resource Sharing) in fiscal year 1987 reports that, overall, state library agencies spent $16 million in Title III funds to work toward the creation of statewide databases of the bibliographic holdings of all…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Continuing Education, Cooperative Planning, Federal Aid
Molholt, Pat – 1988
This report, which considers the role of networking activities associated with the technical telecommunication links that bind libraries, services, and patrons together, begins with a historical review of libraries and automation-based systems over the last 19 years. The importance of the development and implementation of standards in interactive…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Bibliographic Utilities, Federal Aid, Government Role
Texas State Library, Austin. Dept. of Library Development. – 1989
This report provides information related to the Texas State Library's fiscal year 1988 Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) 20 U.S.C. 351 et seq. state-administered program. Information is included on: (1) Standard Form 424 for federal assistance; (2) fiscal breakdowns of estimated expenditures; (3) specific requirements for maintenance of…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Grants
Joslin, Ann – 1988
Based largely on recommendations from a 1986 strategy study, this long range plan for the improvement of library services in Idaho addresses goals and activities for the years 1989-1991. It is intended to support the direction of library development begun in 1984 to improve services to the user and to meet Library Services and Construction Act…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Annual Reports, Interlibrary Loans, Library Automation
New York State Library, Albany. Div. of Library Development. – 1989
A supplement to "Library Services to the People of New York," this document identifies current library needs in New York and recommends actions for meeting those needs through the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) program. The bulk of this report focuses on Title I (Public Library Service) programs for the following: (1) the…
Descriptors: Community Information Services, Disadvantaged, Federal Programs, Institutional Libraries
Babanoury, Betty – 1990
Noting that Lekotek means "play library" in Swedish, this brief report describes the Lekotek Center, a resource and support center for the parents of disabled children under the age of five, which is affiliated with the Galesburg (Illinois) Public Library. Background on the Lekotek organization, whose goal is to integrate children with…
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Childrens Libraries, Disabilities, Preschool Education
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