TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I. SECONDARY DATA REPORT

I. SUMMARY

1. Overview

1.1 Objectives and Methodology

1.2 Performance Measures

II. TEXAS LIBRARY SYSTEMS

1. Library Systems Funding

2. Library Systems Services

3. Library Systems Activities by Year: 1998-2001

4. Library Systems Activities and Performance

5. Performance Measures

III. SPECIAL PROJECTS GRANTS

IV. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE NEGOTIATED GRANTS

1. Use of TANG Funds

2. TANG Activities

V. LIBRARY ESTABLISHMENT GRANTS

1. Key Performance Measures

VI. LIBRARY COOPERATION GRANTS

VII. CONTINUING EDUCATION AND CONSULTING SERVICES

1. Project Activities

2. Project Performance Measures

VIII. TexNet INTERLIBRARY LOAN

1. TexNet Funding

2. TexNet Centers

3. TexNet Management

4. Texas Group

5. Texas Union List of Serials

6. Project Loan

7. Performance Measures

IX. TEXAS STATE ELECTRONIC LIBRARY

1. LSTA Project Activities

2. Cost Avoidance

3. Usage Statistics

PART II: SURVEY REPORT

I. SUMMARY

1. Texas Library System

1.1 Member Libraries

2. Technical Assistance Negotiated Grants (TANG)

2.1 Library Systems

2.2 Member Libraries

3. Special Projects Grants

4. Key Conclusions

II. THE TEXAS LIBRARY SYSTEM

A. LIBRARY SYSTEMS SURVEY

1. Characteristics of Library Systems

2. Services Provided by Library Systems to Member Libraries

B. PUBLIC LIBRARY SURVEY

1. Survey Methodology

2. Library Operations

3. Services Provided by Library Systems to Member Libraries

4. Impact of Services Provided by Library Systems

C. SYSTEM ANALYSIS

D. LEGAL SERVICE POPULATION

1. Library Operations

2. Services Provided by Library Systems to Member Libraries

3. Impact of Services Provided by Library Systems

III. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE NEGOTIATED GRANTS (TANG)

A. LIBRARY SYSTEMS

B. MEMBER LIBRARIES

C. SYSTEM ANALYSIS

D. LEGAL SERVICE POPULATION

IV. SPECIAL PROJECTS GRANT PROGRAM

V. SPECIAL PROJECTS GRANT - PATRON SURVEY

APPENDIX A: SURVEY INSTRUMENTS

APPENDIX B: URBAN, SUBURBAN, RURAL PRIMARY AREA OF SERVICE

APPENDIX C: LIBRARIES OPERATING EXPENDITURES

APPENDIX D: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE NEGOTIATED GRANT (TANG) - URBAN, SUBURBAN, RURAL PRIMARY AREA OF SERVICE ANALYSIS

APPENDIX E: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE NEGOTIATED GRANT (TANG) - LIBRARIES OPERATING EXPENDITURES ANALYSIS PART

III. CASE STUDY REPORT

I. LOCKHART NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRONIC TRAINING - LOCK.NET

1. The Eugene Clark Library

2. LSTA Special Projects Grant: LOCK.NET

3. Program Participants

4. Program Impact

II. VIETNAMESE SERVICES TO THE SOUTH BELT COMMUNITY - PARKER WILLIAMS BRANCH LIBRARY

1 Background

2. The Special Projects Grant

3. Year 1 of Grant

4. Year 2 of Grant

5. Activities Following Grant Completion

III. ALAMO AREA LIBRARY SYSTEM

1. Needs Assessment

2. AALS Services

3. Assistance Member Libraries Need from Library System

4. Barriers

5. Library Size

6. Planning and Trends

7. Membership Benefits

8. Special Populations

9. Impact

10. Technical Assistance Negotiated Grant (TANG)

IV. NORTHEAST TEXAS LIBRARY SYSTEM

1. NETLS Services

2. Barriers

3. Planning

4. Library Size

5. Greatest Needs

6. Membership Benefits

7. Impact

8. Special Populations

9. Trends

10. Technical Assistance Negotiated Grant (TANG)

11. Technological Self-sufficiency

12. TANG-funded Services

V. WEST TEXAS LIBRARY SYSTEM

1. WTLS Services

2. Barriers

3. Greatest Needs

4. Membership Benefits

5. Planning

6. Impact

7. Trends

8. Technical Assistance Negotiated Grant (TANG)

APPENDIX A: INTERVIEW GUIDES

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