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California State Library

Works: 1,262 works in 1,751 publications in 1 language and 10,021 library holdings
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Classifications: Z732.C2, 027.0794
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Libraries and the information economy of California : a conference( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California library laws by California State Library( )

in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California library statistics and directory( )

in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public library service equal to the challenge of California; a report to the State librarian. California statewide survey of public library service by Lowell A Martin( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of public library service in california examines its development and resources, recommends goals to be achieved in order to meet present and emerging needs, suggests a program of development, and outlines costs of the program. Conducted in 1965, information for this study was obtained from 1963-64 public library statistics gathered by the california state library, a questionnaire sent to libraries, title checklists, field visits, and an examination of local planning studies. Public library development, the current situation, the role of the state library, and efforts to move to a statewide library system were analyzed, while school and research library service were considered secondarily. It was concluded that california was not adequately carrying out the kind of public library program outlined in its own policy and needed by its people. A suggested program for development is presented in detail. Its essential recommendations include--(1) a coordinated plan for public library development on a statewide basis, (2) clarification of the role of the state level of government in library activities, and (3) a substantial increase in the amount of money for the library program, bringing expenditures up to approximately one percent of public expenditures and one-twentieth the sum spent on schools. Appended is a bibliography of 48 recent studies of california public library service, the questionnaire used, the field visit observation schedule and libraries visited, and the title checklists. (Jb)
Legacy of the Nisei veterans : WWII stories of the 100th/442nd and Military Intelligence Service( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience first hand accounts of World War II Nisei soldiers who fought for the United States while their families were held in internment camps in America."
Trustee tool kit for library leadership by Betty Bay( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California of the past : digital stories from the golden state 2007-2010( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 4-disc collection included dozens of stories grouped within chapters, which include Japanese Internment in WWII, Racism in Our Times, Who We Are, Family Stories, Our Town, Coming to California and more."--Description from website
Library Planning Institute, June 23-27, 1975 : proceedings by Library Planning Institute( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings : California conferences on networking : September 22-27, 1988 by California Conferences on Networking( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Government publications acquisition, processing and use; proceedings of three workshops by Sacramento Workshop on U.S. Government Publications( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volunteer involvement in California libraries : "best practices" by Carla Campbell Lehn( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California laws of interest to women and children, 1917 by California( Book )

4 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technical information for California business and industry; a report to the California State Librarian by George Schlegel Bonn( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This examination of library services to business, commerce and industry in California was based on conferences with State Library personnel, discussions with librarians from five major resource libraries, and a study of library resources and needs in nine California cities which included visits to the public libraries and interviews with public and special librarians and patrons from business and industry. The report covers: (1) information needs of business and industry, (2) selection and reference aids in business, technology and science, (3) characteristics and problems of service, (4) foreign language materials, (5) present public, academic and special resources, (6) excerpts and summaries from relevant literature, and (7) conclusions and recommendations for a statewide technical information network. It was found that publicly supported libraries cannot adequately meet the technical information needs of California business and industry which are not served elsewhere. Recommendations for a statewide technical information network suggest three levels of service: local service-contact libraries, subject centers, and research centers which would involve contractual arrangements with major academic libraries. The California State Library should be responsible for coordinating, developing and studying services for the entire network as well as serving as a major special resource center. A bibliography of 32 items is appended. (Jb)
California union list of periodicals( )

in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interlibrary cooperation under title III of the Library services and construction act; a preliminary study for the California State Library by Raynard Coe Swank( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This preliminary exploration of possible approaches in California to implementation of Title iii of the Library Services and Construction Act (lsca) is based on a review of the literature on library cooperation, an examination of existing data on California libraries, and interviews with kay people in the California library field. The report examines: (1) the legislative and professional background of cooperative library systems in California, (2) existing California county and regional library systems, (3) present and proposed cooperative efforts among the several types of libraries, (4) the desirable objectives of such efforts, (5) possible organizational structures and bases of financial support, and (6) avenues of further study and planning. The seven major areas of possible coordination that might be incorporated into Title iii projects are communication, bibliographical services, delivery services, reference services, order and catalog processes, collection building, and mechanization. Recommended organizational structure involves three patterns of coordination: (1) geographical or regional systems, (2) systems of special subject libraries, and (3) statewide services by major research libraries and the State Library, involving an extension of the State Library's responsibility to include service to all types of libraries. (Jb)
LSCA final reports : fifth series by Collin, Ed Clark( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document includes final summary reports from recent federally funded Library Services and Construction Act (lsca) demonstration projects in California. While some projects reported at length and others provided the bare facts, reports are excerpted but published as received, without editing beyond a uniform first page. The Summary Report Form (lsca 9) is primarily narrative and allows for subjective opinion of how well a project succeeded as well as more objective evaluation of goals and objectives. This volume covers generally the period 1982-84. Reports are arranged by subject nature of the project. The first major subject area, "Disadvantaged Services," includes reports on: The Media Project, Burbank Public Library; Project Library Information for Employment (life), Los Angeles County Public Library; Hard Times Survival Techniques, Riverside City and County Public Library; and Library Child Care Link, South Bay Cooperative Library System. Reports in "Ethnic Services" include: Ethnic Services Outreach Project, Santa Barbara Public Library; Latino Services Project, Serra Cooperative Library System; and Project AmerInd: Library Service to American Indians, South State Cooperative Library System. In "Information and Referral," reports include: Minority Information Services Network, Auburn-Placer County Library; bin (Berkeley Information Network) Awareness Project, Berkeley Public Library; and Joint Data Base for Information and Referral in San Diego County, Serra Cooperative Library System. "Institutional Services" includes a report from the California Department of Corrections, Sierra Conservation Center, on Service to Elderly and Visually Handicapped. In "Local Institution," the Stanislaus County Free Library reports on Library Services to Juvenile Hall, and under "Network Planning," the Bay Area Library and Information System (balis) reports on balis Multitype Library Cooperation. (Thc)
Library laws of the state of California by California( Book )

13 editions published between 1909 and 1962 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the California State Library by California State Library( Book )

8 editions published between 1866 and 1978 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General election laws : with official forms for direct primaries prepared by the Secretary of State and the Attorney General by California( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
California California State Library

California Division of Libraries

California (Stany Zjednoczone). California State Library.

California. State Department of Education. Division of Libraries

California. State Dept. of Education. Division of Libraries

California State Library

California State Library, Sacramento



Kalifornie California State Library

Kalifornie Division of Libraries

Kalifornie. State Dept. of Education. Division of Libraries

Kalifornie State Library

Kalifornie State Library, Sacramento

Sacramento (Calif.)

State Library

State Library Sacramento, Calif


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