FY2021 Funding year

Intentions for the FY2021 Library Technology Improvement and Upgrade Funds

The allocation for these funds is specifically for the improvement and upgrade of public access computers and technology infrastructure:

    • Technology Items - equipment with a five-year shelf life.

    • Larger Projects - group of technology items that are only allowable if part of a larger project.

Please refer to the allowable items list, EZ guide, FAQs, and vendor menu to guide purchasing plans and reimbursements.

Please contact Shannan Furlow at the GPLS Help Desk with any questions.

FY2021 Timeline and process

SEPT 2020


OCT 30 2020

OCT-JAN 2021

JAN-FEB 2021

MAR 31 2021

Allocation amounts sent to library directors

Complete FY2021 Lib Tech Purchasing Plan

Submit a signed PDF copy to the online submission form

Purchase approved items

Complete FY2021 Lib Tech Payment Request/gather documentation

Submit a signed PDF copy of packet to the online submission form (extension)

NOTE: A more detailed timeline can be found under the FY2021 Resources section below.

FY2021 Policies

FY2021 Resources

FY2021 Lib Tech Timeline REVISED.pdf


FY2021 Lib Tech EZ Guide.pdf


FY2021 Allowable Items.pdf


FY2021 Webinars

FY2021 Lib Tech Reimbursement Webinars

Shannan Lib Tech Reimbursement Webinars Spring 2021.pdf

TBC 20 Lib Tech Office Hours

FY2021 Lib Tech Funding Overview Webinars

Shannan Lib Tech Webinars Fall 2020.pdf