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Quezada, Shelley – 1990
This report summarizes the proceedings of a meeting which was convened to build a network of contact people to discuss current models of library-based literacy programs, and to focus on resolutions to be taken back to the states for the upcoming White House Conference in 1991. The almost 100 participants in the forum included state library staff…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Family Literacy, Federal Legislation, Financial Support
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1989
This publication contains the list of recommendations made by the Library of Michigan Board of Trustees Task Force on Library Interdependency and Funding and approved by the Board at their meeting on March 7, 1989. These recommendations will be incorporated into the 1989-1992 Long-Range Plan to begin the process of implementation for as many of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Higher Education
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1991
The Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Amendments of 1990 required the General Accounting Office (GAO) to conduct a review of the Department of Education's Research Library, which is a component of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI). Data were gathered by interviewing one researcher and four librarians familiar…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Financial Support
American Library Association, Washington, DC. – 1984
Nationwide interest in restoring excellence to education continued into 1984, but made no dent in the Reagan administration's determination to eliminate federal library programs. Congress is again resisting this third year of zero budgets, despite efforts to contain soaring federal deficits. Few issues pending in this second session of the 98th…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation, Libraries
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1982
To assist in the dissemination of information concerning Michigan public library projects funded under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), this publication presents a collection of project reports from grant recipients. The state LSCA long range planning and report process is briefly described and members of the LSCA Planning…
Descriptors: Computer Output Microfilm, Hearing Impairments, Interlibrary Loans, Library Collections
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Center for Libraries and Education Improvement. – 1984
This collection of six reports was compiled by the State and Public Library Services Branch of the United States Department of Education to disseminate pertinent information submitted by the State Library Administrative Agencies on the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) priority areas. Based on data from the fiscal year 1982 LSCA Annual…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Data Analysis, Federal Aid, Institutionalized Persons
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1982
In response to the Reagan Administration's 1983 budget request proposing zero funding for the Library Services and Construction Act, this hearing was held before the Hon. Paul Simon, chairman, Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. The testimony of 16 librarians, information specialists, and library supporters from 14 states opposing the budget…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1984
This document contains the proceedings of three days of hearings on a discussion draft of a bill to reauthorize the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). This draft which contains a number of modifications from the current law, would expand the role of libraries as information centers for the community. While the original Library Services…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, American Indians, Community Information Services, Federal Legislation
Scott, Sandra – 1982
During the summer of 1981, 15 state-supported institutional libraries in Nebraska completed self-evaluation forms on their library operations, constituents, and collections. Institutions included were adult correctional facilities, youth facilities, mental health/mental retardation facilities, and veterans' homes. It was found that institutions…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutional Libraries, Library Collections, Library Facilities
Bergen, Dan; And Others – 1984
This publication describes Rhode Island's expenditure of funds under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), compares this expenditure to that of other states, and presents recommendations for change in the funding policies of the Rhode Island Department of State Library Services. A list of major library programs is provided, showing the…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Library Services, Public Libraries, State Agencies
Michigan State Library, Lansing. – 1983
Completed in accordance with the provisions of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), this agreement outlines the criteria to be used in Michigan for determining adequacy of public library services and assessing programs and projects to be funded by LSCA Title I grants. Members of the Michigan Legislative Council, administrative…
Descriptors: Criteria, Economically Disadvantaged, Library Networks, Library Services
Michigan State Library, Lansing. – 1983
Prepared as an outline of the long range Michigan library development program, as required by the Library Services and Contruction Act (LSCA), this document presents goals, objectives, and procedures for extending, improving, and strengthening library services to unserved and underserved segments of the Michigan library population from 1983 to…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Library Planning
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Bureau of Library Services. – 1980
In January 1980, a Task Force on Interlibrary Loan was appointed to work with Michigan State Library Services (SLS) staff to formulate a series of recommendations for an interim interlibrary loan structure which could evolve out of the existing system. What has evolved is a multi-type regional concept involving public, school, academic, and…
Descriptors: Criteria, Guidelines, Interlibrary Loans, Library Cooperation
Werger, Joanne – 1982
This paper summarizes and analyzes the program of Special Project Grants for public and community libraries in New Mexico. Funding for the program was by the New Mexico State Library through the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title I from fiscal year 1972 to fiscal year 1981. Information on LSCA and the procedure for obtaining…
Descriptors: Financial Support, Grants, Library Cooperation, Library Expenditures
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. State Library Services. – 1982
In accordance with the stated provisions of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), as amended, and related regulations, this basic state plan contains criteria for determining adequacy of public library services for persons residing in areas without services or with inadequate services, disadvantaged persons residing in areas with high…
Descriptors: Criteria, Economically Disadvantaged, Federal Aid, Grants
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