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Szudy, Thomas; Byrnes, Jane, Ed. – 1990
This publication outlines approaches librarians may take to begin a literacy program in a public library or a literacy coalition in the community, and provides guidelines for writing a successful literacy grant application to fund the coalition. Ways in which a library may advance literacy and serve patrons for whom English is a second language…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Community Involvement, Cooperative Programs, Grantsmanship
Jaques, Thomas F. – 1990
This long-range library program for the state of Louisiana identifies specific inadequacies in public library services, resources, facilities, and personnel. It identifies the people who are to be served, and reveals geographical, socioeconomic, and educational barriers to the expanded use of libraries. Finally, it presents specific goals and…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Information Needs, Information Services, Library Cooperation
Jensen, Jan; And Others – 1990
In response to both teachers' and students' needs, high school media specialists in Denver, Colorado, formed a resource sharing consortium called ASAP (As Soon As Possible), a multitype library telefacsimilie consortium, which is supported by 1988-1990 Library Services Construction Act (LSCA) funds. ASAP members include 14 high school library…
Descriptors: Facsimile Transmission, High Schools, Information Dissemination, Interlibrary Loans
Humes, Barbara; Cameron, Carol – 1990
This report on the types of library projects funded by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Library Literacy Program indicates that, out of the 533 state and local public library proposals which were submitted, 214 libraries in 47 states received funding, and that grants ranging in size from $1,400 to $25,000 were awarded to 16 state…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Grants
Neff, Evaline B. – 1990
One in a series of published reports on selected Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) program areas, this report presents the record of accomplishments in library services to the disabled during fiscal year 1987 nationwide, including programs in Guam, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The typical services reported include the recordings…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Blindness, Braille
Howrey, Mary M. – 1990
This study was funded by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) to enable the Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) to plan the automation of the state's school libraries. The research was intended to identify current national programs of interest to ISLMA, identify current automation programs within Illinois library systems,…
Descriptors: Data Interpretation, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Library Automation
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Library Development. – 1990
A 1990 New York State Assembly bill requiring a $27.7 million increase in the local assistance budget for libraries for 1990-1991 reflects the priorities of the 1990 New York State Regents Legislative Program for Libraries and the State Department of Education to promote "better beginnings" for New Yorkers. The bill would increase aid…
Descriptors: Library Facilities, Library Role, Library Services, Library Statistics
Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery. – 1989
This annual report highlights the accomplishments of the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) during 1989. Introductory materials include a map of Alabama's Congressional districts, photographs of the executive board of APLS, and comments from the chairman of the executive board and from APLS' director. The following accomplishments are then…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Annual Reports, Blindness, Federal Aid
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1989
Prepared as an outline of the long-range Michigan Library development program as required by the Library Services Construction Act (LSCA), this report presents goals, objectives, and procedures for strengthening and improving library services to Michigan Library's users over a 3-year period. The Library of Michigan's Long-Range Plan makes up the…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Library Cooperation, Library Expenditures, Library Planning
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1990
Following an introduction by Betty J. Turock, nine reports examine key issues in library evaluation: (1) "Output Measures and the Evaluation Process" (Nancy A. Van House) describes measurement as a concept to be understood in the larger context of planning and evaluation; (2) "Adapting Output Measures to Program Evaluation"…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Institutional Evaluation
Fogelstrom, Clarence – 1990
Based on annual reports from the states on project activities carried out under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), this report provides an overview of programs authorized under Title I of LSCA over a 5-year period to support special projects at major urban resource libraries (MURLs) which operated for users on a regional basis. It…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Computer Software, Electronic Equipment, Federal Aid
The Bookmark, 1989
The 10 articles in this theme issue provide 1989 prespectives on several library service developments in New York State and on the work that preceded them: (1) "Library Systems in New York State: Opportunity for Greater Service" (Statement by the Board of Regents, September 1989); (2) "King Research Report Evaluates New York's…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Annual Reports, Archives, Government Publications
Texas State Library, Austin. – 1991
This report provides information on the Texas State Library's fiscal year 1991 Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) state-administered program. Standard Form 424, "Application for Federal Assistance," is followed by specific requirements for resource allocations under LSCA and a summary of funding sources by LSCA priority. The…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Grants
Texas State Library, Austin. – 1989
Composed of forms outlining specific activities funded by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), this annual report for FY 1989 opens with summaries and fiscal breakdowns programs funded by LSCA Titles I, II, and III. The remainder of the document contains project reports and system evaluation reports for: (1) Title I--Areas Without…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Grants
Texas State Library, Austin. Dept. of Library Development. – 1990
The Long Range Plan was prepared to satisfy requirements of the Library Services Construction Act (LSCA) and to guide the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in the fulfillment of its statutory mission. The plan provides a framework for the establishment or expansion of programs to carry out the purposes mandated by the state and federal…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Government Role, Guidelines, Library Administration
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