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Strategic planning for results

Strategic planning for results

Author: Sandra S Nelson; Public Library Association.
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2008.
Series: PLA results series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fully revised editionView all editions and formats
"Sandra Nelson, senior editor of the Results series, focuses on the essential steps for drafting a results-driven, strategic planning process that libraries can complete over the course of four months, regardless of regardless of organizational structure or size. Reflecting on the current planning environment for public libraries, Nelson makes the case for strategic rather than long-term planning and includes a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Librarian resource
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra S Nelson; Public Library Association.
ISBN: 9780838935736 0838935737
OCLC Number: 155755838
Notes: Revised edition of: The new planning for results. 2001.
Description: xvii, 291 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm.
Contents: Plan to plan --
Identify service priorities --
Set the stage --
Describe the future --
Communicate the plan --
The rest of the story --
Be an informed citizen : local, national, and world affairs --
Build successful enterprises : business and nonprofit support --
Celebrate diversity : cultural awareness --
Connect to the online world : public internet access --
Create young readers : early literacy --
Discover your roots : genealogy and local history --
Express creativity : create and share content --
Get facts fast : ready reference --
Know your community : community resources and services --
Learn to read and write : adult, teen, and family literacy --
Make career choices : job and career development --
Make informed decisions : health, wealth, and other life choices --
Satisfy curiosity : lifelong learning --
Stimulate imagination : reading, viewing, and listening for pleasure --
Succeed in school : homework help --
Understand how to find, evaluate, and use information : information fluency --
Visit a comfortable place : physical and virtual spaces --
Welcome to the united states : services for new immigrants --
Groups : identifying options --
Groups : reaching agreement --
Library communication --
Presenting data --
Series Title: PLA results series.
Responsibility: Sandra Nelson for the Public Library Association.
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Focuses on the steps to draft a results-driven, strategic planning process that libraries can complete over the course of four months, regardless of organizational structure or size. This book makes  Read more...


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