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Forms and information on state and federal grants available to Florida Libraries administered by the Division of Library and Information Services.
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Job openings for all positions in Florida libraries.
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Documents published by the Division of Library and Information Services.
- Public Library Policies
Resources to alert librarians to points they may wish to consider in developing their own policies.
- Professional Resources in the State Library
- Public Library Statistics
- FY2012 Multitype Library Cooperative Statistics (116 KB)
- State Library Data Service
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- Youth Services
Information and resources to promote public libraries' services for children and teens.
Information and resources to help public libraries and their partners design and improve adult and family literacy programs.
- Florida Library Friends, Foundations and Boards
Information for and about Florida library support groups.
- Florida's Library Services and Technology Act Plan 2013-2017
The Division of Library and Information Services has developed a long range plan for the period of 2013-2017, designed to respond to one or more of the seven purposes of the Library Services and Technology Act.
- Interlibrary Loan
Florida Library Information Network
- E-Government in Florida Public Libraries
- Return on Investment Study
- Savings Calculator
What is your Library worth to you? How much would you pay out-of-pocket for your library services?
- Leadership Development
Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute, Public Library Directors' Annual Meeting and Orientation, and Leadership Symposiums
- Florida Electronic Library (FEL)
Florida's virtual library providing access to research resources to all Florida citizens.
- Library Technology
Information to assist Florida public libraries in providing electronic and Internet services to the communities they serve.
Information to help plan and apply for discounts under the federal E-Rate program.
- Filtering Survey *Updated February 2013*
In January 2013, the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services surveyed Florida's public libraries to identify Internet use policies and filtering practices.
- 2013 Results (287KB PDF)
- Records Management Training
Assistance to state and local governments in managing public records.
- State Library of Florida
Online access to materials, resources and information of the State Library of Florida.
- State Archives of Florida
Online access to resources of the State Archives of Florida.
- Capitol Branch Services
Online access for Legislators, their committees, and staff to access public administration and legal library email reference services.
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