In meeting its mission, the ACLPD will provide advice, assistance, and guidance in the following specific areas:
Strategic Scenarios planning for, and coordination of statewide library and information services.
Development of policies for the operation of statewide library and information services.
Development of programs and services and including but not limited to statewide professional development opportunities, special programs, pilots, and initiatives.
Environmental scanning of trends; development of patterns leading to scenario planning.
Collaborative and cooperative problem-solving including EDI, Digital Inclusion, and other national initiatives.
The ACLPD will be involved in an advisory capacity in all major planning efforts (with the exception of the Connecticut Digital Library) undertaken by the State Library with respect to statewide library and information services.
Small public libraries (serving less than 10,000 population)
Medium public libraries (serving 10,000 to 99,999 population)
Large public libraries (serving 100,000 and over population)
Connecticut Library Consortium (CLC)
Libraries (both academic and public) participating in shared automation systems
The Connecticut Library Association (CLA)
Libraries serving persons with disabilities
The Department of Education
The Department of Higher Education; and
Six users of libraries
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