Administration and Management
ALA's Professional Tools and the ALA wiki provide collections of great resources to help tackle many of today’s library issues, including:
- Disaster Preparedness
- Library Budgets and Funding
- Outsourcing and Privatization
- Staff Development
- Value of Libraries
Careers in Public Libraries
Learn more about careers in public librarianship.
Digital literacy resources for librarians and patrons.
E-book resources for librarians and patrons.
E-Government resources for librarians and patrons.
Financial literacy resources for librarians and patrons.
PLA is developing easy-to-implement performance measures and support tools to aid libraries in capturing consistent service outcomes.
- See also:
Overcoming Our Habits and Learning to Measure Impact
This article by Moe Hosseini-Ara and Rebecca Jones and published in Computers in Libraries (June 2013) is about using logic models to measure success in libraries.
Online Tools for Job Searching
This is a robust list of web-based tools from the Department of Labor that provide solutions for unemployed workers, career counselors, economic developers, educators, parents, students, businesses, workforce professionals, and job seekers.