14-1-44 Execution of state library policy--Duties of library office.
Execution of state library policy--Duties of library office.
The State Library Office
shall be responsible for executing the library policy of the State of South Dakota and shall:
Promote adequate library service for all the people of the state;
Supplement the services of libraries throughout the state;
Increase the proficiency of library personnel through provision of in-service and
continuing education programs for library personnel employed in the state;
Provide for the citizens of the state specialized library services and materials not generally
appropriate, economical, or available in other libraries of the state;
Coordinate the libraries maintained by the executive department of state government
within the governmental complex in Pierre;
Establish and operate a state publications library distribution center; and
Collect and publish annual statistical data of libraries in the state.
SL 1975, ch 155, § 23.