South Dakota Department of Education

Log Number: LS-00-19-0042-19

The South Dakota State Library will use funds to support the goals of their Five-Year Plan for FY 2018-2022, which reflect the purposes and priorities of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). Specific goals include: 1A) improve library services delivered to South Dakota citizens through increased professional development opportunities related to the nine LSTA Purposes, in collaboration with the South Dakota Library Association and others; 1B) strengthen the ability of local libraries to meet the needs of their local constituents by providing resources and professional expertise that supports one or more of the LSTA Purposes; 2) collections( print, media, and electronic) of the South Dakota State Library will meet the specialized needs of the state's citizens; 3A) Promote and encourage resource sharing; 3B) provide services to visually/physically impaired and reading disabled citizens; and 3C) facilitate shared purchasing of resources by libraries.