May 21, 2022

State Library of Louisiana Releases New Five-Year Strategic Plan

From The Daily Advertiser:

The State Library of Louisiana has released its new five-year strategic plan for statewide services funded by grants from the Library Services and Technology Act, a federal source of revenue for libraries nationwide.


According to the plan, the state has a goal of providing regional technology training for public library staff by 2019. In addition, the goal is for 75 percent of public libraries to provide formal technology training for their communities by 2022.

Other plans include more training for library staff. According to the plan, 48 percent of Louisiana public library directors have been in their position less than five years, and many libraries have no trained librarians on staff.

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