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Published by National Commission on Libraries and Information Science : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Federal aid to libraries.,
  • Public libraries.,
  • Libraries and state.

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Statementprepared for the Urban Libraries Council by the Government Studies and Systems, Inc.
ContributionsUnited States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science., Urban Libraries Council., Government Studies & Systems, inc.
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17796964M

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Per capita breakdown of $ for direct and indirect state aid to public libraries. Cooperative per capita of $ and a density payment of $ per square mile. The FY Public Library Annual Report/State Aid Application report will be available for submission from October 1, and close on February 1, State Aid to Public Libraries. The Nebraska Library Commission annually provides direct state aid payments to eligible public libraries. State aid payments are not intended to replace local funds for the library, but are granted to provide for enhanced services . Introduction. LSTA Improving Access to Information Grant Program. This LSTA grant program is designed to provide public and academic libraries with the opportunity to expand services for learning and access to information and/or to develop library services that provide all users access to information. Improving Access to Collections Grants for Archival Collections will help libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities improve their ability to provide online access to their significant archival collections. These collections may include special collections of manuscripts, photographs.

State aid for libraries (also known as state aid for public libraries, state aid, direct aid or state funding) is funding provided to public libraries by state governments in the United States. State aid is typically divided among all libraries in a state in the form of block eligible library receives a percentage of state aid based on the library's budget, income and population. Direct aid to public libraries. For states that provide direct state aid for public libraries, 45% reported no change from FY, 21% reported increased funding, and 17% reported decreased funding from FY, with Missouri and Alabama reporting cuts of 9%–10% or more. Local funding may be supplemented by other government funding. For example, in the United States, the state and federal governments provide supplementary funding for public libraries through state aid programs, the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and E-Rate. State and local governments may also offer cities and counties large grants. At its February Board Meeting, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) approved the final group of libraries that met all requirements for the State Aid to Public Libraries program. FY State Aid program grants total more than $9 million and were awarded to all of the public libraries that applied for the program.

Apr 10,  · SELF-e will allow public libraries to accept digital submissions from local indie authors and then distribute these e-books to participating public libraries. And, if an e-book passes Library. Education Law § provides $, in formula aid to the New-York Historical Society, a major resource library with collections relevant to the study of United States, New York State and New York City. The funds are used to increase public access to library collections and services. New York State Library -The Talking Book and Braille Library. “10 ways to make a public library work / Update your libraries”. Public library principles are the foundation of the UNESCO Public Library Manifesto This manifesto is a universal framework which expresses the general aims that public libraries should follow and the services that must be. State Aid. The Per Capita State Aid program is the largest public library grant program administered by the New Jersey State Library and is the foundation of state support for public libraries. When funding allows, the New Jersey State Library is also authorized by N.J.A.C. to administer additional grant programs beyond Per Capital State Aid.