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Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge. – 1986
The long-range program presented in this document 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…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Information Services, Libraries, Library Cooperation
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1985
This collection of seven reports provides information about Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) key program areas in the fiscal year 1985. The use of LSCA funds to provide library services is illustrated in each of the following reports: (1) "Meeting the Literacy Challenge" (Adrienne Chute); (2) "Library Services to the…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Blindness, Data Analysis, Federal Aid
Chute, Adrienne – 1987
Focusing on federal efforts to fight illiteracy through the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title I, this report describes some of the literacy projects that have been supported by LSCA funds, examines current literacy trends, and discusses some ideas for the future. The definition of literacy is considered, public libraries are…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Community Programs, Federal Aid, Instructional Materials
De Cleene, Clare – 1985
This report describes library services for the blind and physically handicapped supported by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title I, funds during fiscal 1985. Trends in library services for the blind and physically handicapped determined by an examination of reports from individual states are briefly summarized for the areas of…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Blindness, Children, Data Analysis
De Cleene, Clare – 1985
Based on information included in the annual reports from nine states, this report summarizes fiscal 1985 projects designed to provide library services for the handicapped that were supported by Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) funds. Because 1985 was the first year states reported funding provided to the handicapped, some reports…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Data Analysis, Federal Aid, Hearing Impairments
Skaptason, Trish – 1985
Developed as the result of an analysis of annual reports from state libraries, this report describes library services for the institutionalized supported by Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title I, funds during the fiscal year 1985. Trends identified include the funding of more specific projects, resulting in less population being…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Data Analysis, Federal Aid, Institutional Libraries
Fork, Donald J. – 1985
This report summarizes public library construction activities supported by Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title II, funds as of fiscal 1985. Following a brief legislative background and overview, the use of federal funds in support of public library construction is reviewed, and the impact of LSCA funding during fiscal 1983-85 is…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Construction Programs, Data Analysis, Federal Aid
Kittel, Dorothy – 1985
Based on fiscal year 1985 annual reports from 48 states, this report describes interlibrary cooperation and resource-sharing activities supported by Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title III, funds during 1985. A summary of types of activities reported includes the establishment, maintenance, and expansion of communication networks…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Communications, Data Analysis, Federal Aid
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1987
This publication provides abstracts of the 239 literacy activities supported through projects funded under the Library Literacy Program, Title IV, of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) during fiscal year 1986. The abstracts have been grouped for easy reference by type of activity. In cases where the projects cover more than one…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Computer Assisted Instruction, Federal Aid, Financial Support
Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery. – 1986
Designed to provide an overview of the range and quality of services provided by the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS), this annual report focuses on the 1986 activities of APLS; the state's public library directory and statistical report will be published separately. A discussion of the activities of the Library Development Division includes…
Descriptors: Blindness, Children, Federal Aid, Library Automation
Robinson, Margaret J. – 1986
This report summarizes the results of a feasibility study of the Bay Area Literacy Referral Network (BALRN), a local literacy referral system established in 1985 by the coordinators of the 13 Bay Area literacy projects, which in turn were established by the California Literacy Campaign initiated in 1983. Funded with Library Services and…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Financial Support, Library Services, Literacy Education
Colorado State Library, Denver. – 1986
Designed to inform the library community about the programs, services, staff, and fiscal status of the Colorado State Library, this annual report includes highlights of the following programs: (1) Public Library Development; (2) School Library Media; (3) Network Development and Automation; (4) Regional Library Service Systems Coordination; (5)…
Descriptors: Institutional Libraries, Library Administration, Library Automation, Library Expenditures
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1986
This handbook is designed to provide a comprehensive reference source about adult illiteracy for Michigan public librarians, whether or not they currently work with local literacy councils. Introductory material provides listings of members of the Michigan State Legislative Council and Library of Michigan Board of Trustees, and a listing of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Books
South Carolina State Library, Columbia. – 1987
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
New York State Library, Albany. – 1987
This annual report on the comprehensive five-year program for the enhancement of libraries in New York State achieves the following: (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)…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Bibliographic Utilities, Interlibrary Loans, Library Automation
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