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Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1989
The Library Literacy Program, Title VI of the Library Services and Construction Act, is the largest federal library program under which state and local public libraries can apply directly to the U.S. Department of Education to compete for literacy grant awards. State public libraries may use the grant funds to coordinate and plan library literacy…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Federal Aid, Financial Support
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1989
The eight reports featured in this publication detail the accomplishments of the State Grant Program (Titles I through IV) funded by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). Written by members of the Public Library Support Staff, these descriptions are based on state and local library reports on how they meet a variety of users' needs.…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Disabilities, Institutionalized Persons
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1989
This report provides information on the fourth year of funding (fiscal year 1988) of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title IV grant programs, which provide appropriations for Indian tribes and for Alu Like, Inc.--the organization recognized by the Governor of Hawaii to serve Hawaiian natives--under two program cycles: Basic…
Descriptors: American Indians, Construction Programs, Federal Aid, Grants
Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery. – 1988
The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) lists its duties, goals, and recent accomplishments in this 1988 annual report. Some of these duties and goals are: (1) administering grants for library development and state aid; (2) providing consultation for library automation; (3) researching and answering reference questions; (4) lending books from…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Blindness, Children, Deafness
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1989
This document records testimony given in the state of Montana before three members of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education on the reauthorization of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). (The first and still the largest federal program of assistance specifically for public libraries, LSCA is…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Construction Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 1988
The Colorado State Library and Adult Education Office describe the activities and accomplishments of various library programs and services throughout the state in 1988. One-page profiles highlight each program and list contact persons and telephone numbers. Some of the profiles are accompanied by a brief feature story that takes a closer look at…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Blindness, Depository Libraries, English (Second Language)
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
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