Partnerships & Collaboration

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When the library builds partnerships, it strengthens the ties to its community, shares resources, and builds positive relationships with diverse stakeholders. Reaching out to initiate community partnerships begins with identifying both traditional and non-traditional partners and exploring new ways to work together. Effective collaborations are sustained through a shared commitment to serving the ever-changing needs of the community.

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Rural Resources and Funding: The Rural Information Center

 Webinar / Last Modified: 30 October 2014

This webinar showcases information and resources from the Rural Information Center made available to libraries and other organizations working to maintain the vitality of America's rural communities.

The App Days of Summer: Hacking San José's Summer Reading Program

 News / Last Modified: 09 October 2014

Developing a partnership, developing an app - San José Public Library acknowledges that being in Silicon Valley, they may have more technology opportunities than some. For instance, when the Silicon Valley Talent Partnership appeared, they were right...

Librarians from Mongolia Visit OCLC Seattle

 News / Last Modified: 29 August 2014

Ninety minutes is all it takes to cross oceans, continents, and cultures to find library synergy. That was the experience when staff from the OCLC Seattle office had the chance to sit down and talk about libraries with two Mongolian librarians from t...

Cataloging as Collaborative Librarianship

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 August 2014

Archive and associated resources for the June 2, 2011, webinar with Rebecca L. Lubas, Amy Jackson and Sever Bordeianu on cataloging partnerships.