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Meeting Agendas

State Advisory Council on Libraries

Nebraska Library Commission, The Atrium, 1200 N Street
Lincoln, NE Agenda
March 22-23, 2001

Thursday, March 22 - Crane Room (lower level)

1:15 p.m. - Welcome and Introductions

Wally Seiler, Chair, Nebraska Library Commission, and Tom Schmitz, Chair, State Advisory Council on Libraries

Announcements and Other Meeting Details

1:30- Who, What, and Why?

The Library Commission and the SACL - Rod Wagner

1:45-State Advisory Council on Libraries - Review of Council's 2000 Priority Issues

Federal Library Issues and Actions - Update and Discussion

Library Services and Technology Act Reauthorization

Children's Internet Protection Act


State Legislative Issues and Actions - Update and Discussion

Nebraska Library Commission Biennium Budget Request

Telecommunications Legislation

LB 223 (financing provisions for public library technology purchases)

2:30- Break

2:45-Nebraska Library Initiatives - Updates and Discussion

Nebraska Libraries for the Centuries

Making A Difference (LSTA Five Year Evaluation Project)

@ Your Library Marketing Campaign

NebrasKard Program Implementation Plan

Nebraska e-Library

Communities and Libraries Program

LSTA Grants Program Schedule

Gates Foundation Library Initiative

Continuing Education Grants Program


Nebraska Libraries for the Centuries (1901 - 2001) At Embassy Suites, 1040 P Street

6:00- Reception


7:30- Presentation and Discussion

Friday, March 23 - Crane Room (Lower Level)

8:00 - Nebraska Library Commission Business Meeting (separate agenda - SACL members invited)

State Advisory Council and Nebraska Library Commission Joint Meeting (continued)

9:00-Library Professional and Continuing Education - Report and Discussion

Graduate Library and Information Science Master's Programs for Nebraska

Personnel Recruitment and Retention - Discussion

Council Roundtable (prominent issues and trends related to library and information services) -- SACL Members

10:15- Break

10:30- Issues Requested for Council Deliberation

Making a Difference Project (five year evaluation and long range plan)

@ Your Library Campaign


Election of SACL Vice Chair

Adoption of Resolutions, Action Items (if any)

2001 Meeting Schedule Dates and Meeting Locations

June (Ogallala invitation)



Noon- Adjourn

* Indicates action items

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