The Online Catalog allows searching and browsing of information about the Florida State Archives’ holdings of over 48,000 cubic feet of state and local government records and historical manuscripts. The catalog provides descriptions of over 3,400 collections and lists the contents of containers and folders in many of those collections. For assistance with accessing and using State Archives collections, call our Reference Staff at 850.245.6719 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Division of Library and Information Services in the Florida Department of State provides library, records management, and archival services at the state and local level. The Division provides direct library services to state government; develops library services statewide; and provides archival and records management services, technical assistance, education, financial aid, and cooperative services. Working in partnership with archivists, librarians, records managers, governmental officials, and citizens, the Division seeks to assure access to materials and information of past, present, and future value to enable local libraries and agencies to provide effective information services for the benefit of the people of Florida. The Florida Distance Learning Network (FDLN) was created by the Florida Legislature in 1995 [Ch. 364.509(1), Laws] to create and facilitate a state-wide system of distance learning programs. "Distance learning" refers to any education program which uses telecommunications and other technology to provide educational access across distances. The FDLN was designed to establish such learning programs in Florida's universities, community colleges, Dept. of Education, and public libraries. It was governed by a board of directors, which met four times each fiscal year, and included members of the House and the Senate, as well as the Education Commissioner, the Chancellor of the State University System, and the State Librarian.
This series consists of records documenting the creation, governance, and implementation of the Florida Distance Learning Network (FDLN), and the Division of Library and Information Servcie's role in the program. Included are Board minutes, draft legislation, yearly status reports, assessment and technological reports, correspondence, memorandums, and implementation plans. The series also provides information on communication technology, educational theories and practices, the state university system, and Florida's public libraries.
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