North Carolina Department of
A second goal was to encourage the use of electronic communication to convey information
throughout the department and to the department’s clients. Anticipated barriers to
implementation are equipment and networking costs, and the time and expense of training.
The Electronic Communication Committee has been formed with Becky McGee-Lankford
serving as chair.
Representatives from across the department have worked to develop plans and
recommendations for agency-wide initiatives for providing increased electronic
communication internally and to clients.
Throughout the department there have been major steps taken toward providing enhanced electronic resources for North Carolina’s citizens. Among these are:
Increased reliance on electronic distribution of internal communications such as schedules,
vacancy postings, and the departmental newsletter (DCR Communicator)
Growing Internet access to information about departmental activities and programs
Increased electronic access to information about the collections within the following repositories:
Further development of a project within the State
Library of North Carolina known as North
Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education (NC LIVE)
Continue work on increasing internal use of electronic communication
Continue work on enhancing electronic resources available to departmental clients
Enhanced access to resources via the State Library’s
NC ECHO (Exploring Cultural Heritage
Online) web site