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Texas State Library, Austin. Dept. of Library Development. – 1993
The documentation required under the Federal Library Services and Construction Act for the 1993 annual program of the Texas State Library is assembled. Under Title I, Public Library Services to Areas Without Services, the state plans total expenditures of $12,066,877, including $5,019,151 in federal funds and $7,047,726 in state funds for services…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Library Cooperation
Texas State Library, Austin. – 1993
In 1992, the Texas State Library used federal funds received under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) to improve library services throughout Texas. For fiscal year 1992, $6,248,330 were received from the LSCA and $5,409,368 were supplied by the state. Most of these funds (91.5 percent) were granted directly to Texas libraries under…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Grants
Crosby, Barbara S. – 1992
This summative evaluation of the Public Library Services to Disadvantaged Populations Grant program describes how the grant program is meeting its stated objectives, how it is contributing to library development in Texas, and how Texas State Library activities and policy impact the program. The Texas State Library initiated this grant program with…
Descriptors: Adults, Disadvantaged, Eligibility, English (Second Language)
Humes, Barbara; Lyons, Carol Cameron – 1993
This booklet analyzes the fiscal year 1991 (FY91) adult literacy projects funded under the Library Services and Construction Act, Title VI, Library Literacy program (LSCA Title VI) and discusses major developments in the program. Section I discusses major developments taking place among LSCA Title VI projects and includes selected examples.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Computer Assisted Instruction, Federal Aid
New Hampshire State Library, Concord. – 1991
The New Hampshire Long-Range Program (1992-1996) was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). It identifies the state's library needs and the actions to be taken toward meeting those needs. The program was developed to ensure that all persons in New Hampshire will have equal access to…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Evaluation Methods, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Harbaugh, Susan – 1990
The goal of this research was to find out if libraries across the country have applied for and received Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) grants to fund latchkey programs. Through the use of a questionnaire sent to all of the state library agencies in the United States, data was collected by structured and open-ended questions. The…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Homework
Humes, Barbara; Lyons, Carol Cameron – 1993
This document examines the types of projects funded by the Library Literacy Program in fiscal year 1992. The variety of literacy activities supported under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI reflect the diversity of literacy needs in states and communities across the nation. Many factors influence a library's choice of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs
Riddle, Wayne – 1994
The Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) was the first, and the largest, federal program of assistance to libraries, and as amended in 1990, contains eight titles that authorize aid to public libraries. In 1994, the appropriations authorizations for LSCA programs were extended for one year, but without substantive amendment, by the…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Government
South Carolina State Library, Columbia. – 1993
Supporting documentation for the grant and use of Federal Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) funds in South Carolina is presented in this annual program. Under Title I, Library Services, the bulk of the grant money is planned for the following projects: (1) general administration (Project I-A); (2) library interpretation (Project I-B);…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Career Education, Disabilities, Educationally Disadvantaged
South Carolina State Library, Columbia. – 1993
The South Carolina State Library presents its long-term plans for using federal funds received under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). Titles 4 through 8 of the act are administered directly by the U.S. Department of Education. This document shows how South Carolina plans to use funds from Title 1, Library Services; Title 2, Public…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Library Administration, Library Cooperation
Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge. – 1993
This 5-year plan for the improvement of library service in Louisiana identifies specific existing inadequacies and presents specific goals and objectives as part of an overall plan to overcome barriers to the best possible library service in the state. It is noted that, in Louisiana, the State Library does not have administrative authority over…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Disabilities, Library Circulation, Library Collection Development
Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City. – 1993
This plan meets the requirements of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) but is also designed to help identify the needs and problems of libraries in the state of Nevada and to determine the possibilities of meeting those needs. It is intended to provide a broad framework for statewide planning activities. There are currently 24 public…
Descriptors: Interlibrary Loans, Library Collection Development, Library Cooperation, Library Facilities
Klatt, Carolyn; Hindmarsh, Doug – 1993
In the most general sense, family literacy is any intergenerational program that focuses on family reading. One of the important goals is to break the cycle of illiteracy, and another is to promote reading and encourage families to enrich their lives through the shared experience of reading. The Utah State Library has offered literacy grants with…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Childrens Libraries, Family Literacy, Family Programs
South Carolina State Library, Columbia. – 1993
The South Carolina State Library has prepared this document as a requirement of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) to account for the use of funds granted under Titles I, II, and III, for library services, public library construction, and interlibrary and resource sharing, respectively. In addition to meeting the requirements of the…
Descriptors: Criteria, Federal Government, Financial Support, Interlibrary Loans
Fork, Donald J. – 1990
Since it was first authorized as an amendment to the Library Services Act (LSCA) in 1964, the LSCA Title II program has supported projects which have resulted in obligations of more than $28.5 million in federal funds for public library construction through fiscal year 1987. During its long legislative history, which has seen many changes and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Construction Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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