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Nebraska State Advisory Council on Libraries

Sunrise Middle School, 4611 Avenue N, Kearney, Nebraska

Friday, November 14, 2003, 9:30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m.


1) Welcome, Introductions, Announcements

2) Approval of Agenda *

3) Approval of Minutes (July 18, 2003) *

4) Nebraska Telecommunications Project - Tom Rolfes, Education Information Technology Manager and Anne Byers, Community Information Technology Manager, Office of the CIO/NITC

5) B R E A K

6) Nebraska Library Commission Reports

a) Nebraska Virtual Library Project - Shannon Behrhorst

b) LSTA Reauthorization and Federal Library Program Appropriations - Rod


c) Library Workforce Recruitment and Retention Task Force

i) IMLS Librarians for the 21st Century Grants

d) Nebraska Public Library Guidelines Revision Project - Kit Keller

e) LSTA Grants - Kit Keller

f) Gates Foundation Library Program Grants - Richard Miller

g) Federal Legislative Issues

i) Children's Internet Protection Act

ii) E-rate

iii) USA Patriot Act

7) State Legislative Issues - Ken Winston, Lobbyist, Nebraska Library Association

8) L U N C H

9) Council Roundtable

10) Proposal for Library Skills Courses at Nebraska Community Colleges (status report / discussion)

11) Adoption of Resolutions, Recommendations, Action Items (if any) *

12) Adjournment

* Indicates action item

For more information, contact Sue Biltoft.