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  1. Budget Planning for Pre-Conferences and Other One Time Events

    Part of the American Library Association's Financial Learning Series This is a Budget Analysis and Review Committee (BARC) and ALA Finance staff webcast. The purpose of this webcast is to provide you with a basic level of understanding of how the Ass ...

    SJOY - 01/29/2016 - 09:35 - About ALA

  2. The New ALCTS Strategic Plan: Areas of Focus to Strengthen the Association

    Live Once Free! The live discussion took place September 1 and 2, 2015. Read the discussion messages or a summary of the discussion. The ALCTS Board of Directors approved a three-year strategic plan at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. The ...

    EWHITMORE - 10/09/2015 - 15:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Stretching Your Library’s E-Books Budget

    What is the most effective way to spend your e-book budget? Should you focus on popular items or create a comprehensive collection? Should you join a consortium to increase your library’s buying power? How do you find one? Can you start one in your area? ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/15/2015 - 15:38 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. ALA Operating Agreement

    Part of the American Library Association's Financial Learning Series. A Budget Analysis and Review Committee (BARC) and ALA Finance staff webcast. The purpose of this webcast is to provide you with a basic understanding of the working relationship bet ...

    SJOY - 05/27/2015 - 14:45 - About ALA

  5. Online Management Systems: Wielding Web 2.0 Tools to Manage and Track Projects Collaboratively

    Description:   Online social media software, which are commonplace tools for interacting with library patrons, can also be used effectively for communication, supervision and project management within a library department.  This webinar outlines in detail ...

    FREULAND - 01/07/2013 - 12:25 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  6. E-Content and First Sale

    A question of scarcity and control by Joseph Sanchez Three pressing questions about e-content face the profession: How much content will be exclusively available electronically, how quickly is that developing, and—especially for public librarians—how will ...

    geberhart - 07/14/2014 - 13:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Winning Library Grants: A Game Plan

      Winning Library Grants: A Game Plan Bundle Herbert B. Landau Tightening budgets and ever-shrinking sources for funding have made winning grants more important than ever before. But where should a library grant novice begin? Right here, of course. Herber ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 13:19 - Libraries Transform

  8. The Frugal Librarian

    The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times Edited by Carol Smallwood Fewer employees, shorter hours, diminished collection budgets, reduced programs and services—all at a time of record library usage. Don’t fret and fritter away scarce resourc ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 12:08 - Libraries Transform

  9. The ALA Book of Library Grant Money

    The ALA Book of Library Grant Money, Eighth Edition Edited by Ann Kepler Sometimes a grant can make the difference between maintaining or cutting services, especially at a time when no institution is immune from the budget crunch. Completely overhauled si ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 11:59 - Libraries Transform

  10. Grant Money through Collaborative Partnerships

    Grant Money through Collaborative Partnerships Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Because libraries are information and research centers, they can support a huge variety of grant funding initiatives outside their own purview. Cultural centers, businesses, and educatio ...

    HDAVIES - 12/12/2012 - 14:45 - Libraries Transform