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Library, Archives, and Information Program, Report No. 99-05, August 1999
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  • The program‘s functions are beneficial to the state and should be continued;
  • The Florida Department of State should continue to administer the program;
  • The Legislature should consider transferring the Library for the Blind from the Department of Labor and Employment Security to the State Library;
  • The Bureau of Library Development is not effectively monitoring libraries' use of State Aid and Library Cooperative grants;
  • The Bureau of Library and Network Services is meeting the information needs of state agencies, but there are several opportunities to improve the collection development process; and
  • The Bureau of Archives and Records Management has had a positive impact on records management in the state, but the efficiency and effectiveness of the records disposition process could be improved.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Library and Information Services

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 01-20 Progress Report: The Library, Archives, and Information Program Has Improved Primary Functions, published in March 2001.
  • Report No. 98-72 PB2 Performance Report for the State's Library, Archives, and Information Program, published in March 1999.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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