Oregon Competitive LSTA Grants Funded in 2004

 

04-1-6y

City of Scio for Linn Library League

Linn County Library Services Project

Grant Award: $83,518

Following a planning grant, this is the first year of a project to study the feasibility of forming a library district to encompass Linn County. The Linn Library League continues to build communications among county libraries, poll voter attitudes and identify desired services and models of organization. This year, the group purchased a second-hand book mobile to demonstrate what outreach services would look like.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-2-6y

Columbia Learning Center

Clatsop and Columbia County Library Services Study

Grant Award: $63,002

This is the first year of a three-year grant to study the feasibility of district formation for Clatsop and Columbia Counties. Year one activities include hiring a consultant and building an organization to develop a library plan.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-3-6p

Deschutes Public Library District

"Wide Place in the Road" - Serving Rural Communities

Grant Award: $49,240

To model library service in rural areas, Deschutes PLD will establish a library station in a business in Terrebonne that will have access to the Deschutes wide-area network, e-reference, periodic reader's advisory service, and item delivery. Deschutes will write a replication manual also.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

Replication Manual

 

04-4-3m

Jefferson County Library

Central Oregon Community Library Consortium

Grant Award: $114,681

Jefferson County Library and Warm Springs Library automate with Innovative Interfaces and join with the Deschutes Public Library System in an automation consortium. The project was extended into late 2007.

proposal

application

grant modification

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-5-2p

Jefferson Public Library

Caring and Sharing of Local History

Grant Award: $11,353

Jefferson Public Library will use organization methods from the Polk County History project to organize local history materials. The library will purchase a digital microform reader and rolls of the local newspaper microfilm to answer genealogy queries.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-6-6y

Malheur County Library/City of Ontario

Malheur County Libraries Governance and Funding Model Feasibility

Grant Award: $45,710

Malheur County will hire a consulting team to do a professional survey of the county and do a feasibility study of governance structure models for a countywide library district.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

feasibility study

 

04-7-6p

McMinnville Public Library

Bilingual Explorations through Literature

Grant Award: $7,295

The McMinnville Public Library and local school district will create a model bilingual reading and discussion series for Latino students for students to explore and enhance biculturalism in their lives. The library will enhance its Spanish language section for grades 4-7.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-8-2p

Multnomah County Library InformACTion: Pioneering a New Oregon Model on the Knowledge Trail, Year 2

Grant Award: $125,267

Multnomah County Library pioneers the development of an open-source Web site template for Baker County Library, Douglas County Library, Jefferson County Library District, and Tillamook County Library. Using Zope and Plone, they hope to develop an easy-to-modify helpful site smaller libraries can replicate and "brand" as their own. They are pursuing licensing the Internet Library's resources. The aim is to improve Oregon libraries' Web presence to become the Web portal for Oregon. Note: The project was named Plinkit and tranferred in 2005 to the Oregon State Library. Find out more about Plinkit at:

http://oregon.gov/OSL/LD/technology/#Plinkit

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-9-6y

North Santiam River Readers (City of Stayton)

North Santiam Library District

Grant Award: $48,282

The North Santiam River Readers will form a steering committee to hire a consultant and a pollster. They will do a telephone survey to identify library services most desired in the North Santiam area. In addition, they will explore citizens' attitudes toward expanding library services to unserved areas and forming a library district.

proposal

application

last activity report

none done - short project

 

04-10-2a

Oregon Institute of Technology Library

Water in the Klamath Basin Digital Library

Grant Award: $96,633

The Oregon Institute of Technology will provide a central, comprehensive collection of water supply and use-related materials accessible to all via the Internet. They will coordinate with Southern Oregon University and others to gather digitized materials and create metadata for searching. Note: The project website is at: http://klamathwaterlib.oit.edu/.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-11-3m

Pioneer Library System

Connecting the Dots: Providing Excellence in Library Service Throughout Eastern Oregon

Grant Award: $275,842

Originally proposed as a two-year grant and changed to a one-year grant, this project will connect Lake County Public Library, Vale Public Library, Gilliam County Public Library, Arlington Public Library, Huntingdon School District, and Crane School District to the Pioneer automation consortium.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-12-5y

Portland State University / Oregon Literacy, Inc.

Learner Web

Grant Award: $59,932

In the first year of a two-year project, Oregon Literacy, Inc., and Dr. Steve Reder of PSU's Department of Applied Linguistics link up to develop a Learning Web that will become a collection of resources to aid adults in improving their literacy skills. Web tutorials will also contain assessments for people to judge their own progress. The program will also assist with referrals to online and traditional literacy services.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation

 

04-13-2a

University of Oregon Libraries

Oregon Newspapers Index

Grant Award: $69,738

In the first year of a two-year project, the University of Oregon will digitize its Oregonian card index (1930-1987), as well as using Oregon State Library and Multnomah County Library indexing. The project will also do a survey of local newspaper indexing and collect and post information on the Web about Oregon library microform holdings of local papers. The project will also study the feasibility of adding historic indexing for other Oregon newspapers. Year two should see the pre-1930 Oregonian indexing digitized. Note: The project website is at: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/dc/newspaper/oregonian/.

proposal

application

last activity report

peer evaluation