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Meeting Agendas

State Advisory Council on Libraries

Thursday, March 7, 2002, 1:30 p.m. and Friday, March 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.
Grand Island Public Library, Grand Island, NE

Thursday, March 7

1:30 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Approval of Agenda *

Approval of Minutes (November 8-9, 2001) *

Announcements and Meeting Details


Biennium Budget Update

Library Legislation (Nebraska Legislature)

Making a Difference @ Your Library™ Project Next Steps

Library Services and Technology Act Reauthorization Status

Gates Foundation Library Program Status

Western Trails Multi-State Digitization Project


Library Personnel Issues

MLS Scholarship Program

Recruitment and Retention

American Library Association Special Task Force

LSTA Proposal re Recruitment

Issues and Strategies for Nebraska

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. - Steve Fosselman and Staff - Presentation and Tour of the Edith Abbott Memorial Library

4:00 p.m. -

NebrasKard Project

Nebraska Library Commission LSTA Grants

Review of Issues for 2002 Council Agenda

5:00 p.m. Recess


Friday, March 8

9:15 a.m.-

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

10:45 a.m. - Break

11:00 a.m. - Election of State

Advisory Council Vice-Chair

Adoption of Resolutions, Action Items (if any) *

2002 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Summary and Action Items

11:30 a.m.- Adjournment

*Indicates action item

For more information, contact Sue Biltoft.