Planning & Coordination

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Effective planning and coordination can make a world of difference in the sustainability of your library and the survival of your community. From project management to disaster planning and recovery, your library's readiness is key. Explore ways to engage others in the process of developing your library's mission and long range plans, including a community advisory committee.

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Logic, Data and Planning: Takeaways from RIPL

 News / Last Modified: 28 November 2016

When I learned that I had the opportunity to attend the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL), I was excited to spend a long weekend learning about data collection, analysis and visualization. I currently work as the Business Librarian for L...

Quantifying the Impact of Business Services Using Project Outcome

 News / Last Modified: 02 November 2016

Serving as the Business Librarian for Loveland Public Library is extremely rewarding. My clients are typically entrepreneurs or new business owners, so they wear many hats and face new issues on a weekly basis. To understand these challenges, I meet ...

How Successful Libraries Thrive in Uncertain Times

 Webinar / Last Modified: 12 October 2016

This webinar explores the five characteristics that encourage positive results for library leaders in uncertain times, regardless of what the world throws their way.

Know Thy Community: Tips for Rural Library Directors

 News / Last Modified: 03 October 2016

If the recent webinar Beyond the Job Description: Ten Practical Tips for the Rural Library Director could be summed up in one sentence, it might just be: "Make sure you know your community and that your community knows you."