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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How Successful Libraries Thrive in Uncertain Times

 Webinar / Last Modified: 30 August 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.

Key Elements of a Project Plan

 Webinar / Last Modified: 21 July 2016

Part 1 of Project Management 101: Planning Your Project webinar series focused on the key elements of a project plan, produced by the Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

Evaluating Your Project Plan

 Webinar / Last Modified: 21 July 2016

Part 2 of Project Management 101: Planning Your Project webinar series focused on project plan evaluation, produced by the Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

Getting Feedback with Patron Surveys: West Custer County Library

 News / Last Modified: 28 April 2016

Checking in with patrons is important, whether to measure awareness, satisfaction, or to get input before small or big changes. However, many factors can keep libraries from obtaining that feedback—lack of staff time or experience, for example. <...