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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
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
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
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
Kaske, Neal; And Others – 1986
Conducted to obtain information for use in developing a revised five-year plan of library service for the state of Alabama, this study was designed to determine the priorities of the state's public libraries as perceived by librarians, chairpersons of library boards of trustees, and library users. Two survey instruments were designed and…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Services, Library Surveys, Long Range Planning
Townley, Charles; Hollinger, James – 1981
A survey of a sample of 141 of the 423 academic and public libraries, information centers, and media centers in its operating area was conducted by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Area Continuing Education (SPACE) Council to identify library continuing education priorities for both professional and nonprofessional staff. Questionnaires were sent to…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Librarians, Library Surveys, Library Technicians
Texas State Library, Austin. – 1979
Public access needs for libraries of all types are assessed and plans of action to meet these needs are presented in this update of the Texas State Library's five year plan. Objectives for the next five years center around development of library services for the general public, the disadvantaged, the handicapped, and for institutions. In addition,…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Information Needs, Library Administration
Texas State Library, Austin. Dept. of Library Development. – 1988
This long-range plan was prepared to satisfy the requirements of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA; Public Law 98-480) 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…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Government Role, Guidelines, Library Administration
Lowell, Howard P. – 1975
The Massachusetts Public Library Materials Conservation Project was a year-long program sponsored by the Massachusetts Bureau of Library Extension and conducted by the New England document Conservation Center (NEDCC) under a grant from Title I, Library Services and Construction Act. Its purposes were to provide public library administrators,…
Descriptors: Library Materials, Preservation, Prevention, Professional Training
Rogers, A. Robert – 1975
The goals of Project Outreach were: to place library materials in agencies throughout the county; to offer film programs, filmstrip presentations, and talks; to continue cooperative ventures in the use of braille and talking books; to continue to utilize tape cassettes; to provide materials to handicapped persons; to make available large print…
Descriptors: Braille, Disadvantaged, Evaluation Methods, Films
Givens, Beth – 1985
A year-long study involving 29 libraries (11 public, 5 academic, 1 combined academic/public, 6 special, 1 combined public/school, and 5 school) was undertaken in FY 1984 to monitor the usage of an existing union catalog--the Washington Library Network Resource Directory--and determine what policies and protocols should be considered when preparing…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Output Microfilm, Interlibrary Loans, Library Automation
Wade, Maureen; And Others – 1991
Based on a pilot program developed in the Los Angeles (California) Public Library, this guide provides the materials and information needed for introducing a "Grandparents and Books" (GAB) program in a public library. The Los Angeles program was designed to bring together the city's elderly population with children who have no one to…
Descriptors: Childrens Libraries, Intergenerational Programs, Latchkey Children, Library Personnel
Casey, Joseph; And Others – 1981
This study presents a detailed evaluation of the impact and effectiveness of Title I of the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), a federal program designed to assist state efforts to develop and improve public libraries, and examines the policy implications of these results as they relate to the future of federal involvement in public…
Descriptors: Construction Programs, Decision Making, Federal Programs, Grants