Leadership & Management

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RDA Steering Committee Chair Kathy Glennan will discuss the ways that regional and local cataloging agencies can implement their guidance into the Toolkit, providing catalogers with the practical information they need.
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Many libraries have eliminated late fines. When Saint Paul (Minnesota) Public Library took the plunge, we led with our values to produce a comprehensive, transparent internal and external communications plan that boldly proclaimed our intent and celebrated our success. Learn how we moved from public awareness to unabashed marketing; how the media took up the cause; and the many touch points and communications tactics we used to bring staff members, stakeholders, policymakers, and community members along.
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King County Library System (KCLS) is a 50-branch library system encompassing urban, suburban, and rural areas outside Seattle. Understanding the multifaceted diversity of the KCLS service area is essential to offering programs and services that are responsive to local community needs and interests. Exploring and mapping socially-oriented data has been a starting point in community discovery for KCLS staff for several years.
LiveWebinar

Live Webinar: Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm Central Time.
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, ALA's newest division starting September 1, 2020
Focus: Have you ever tried to write a how-to manual or other documentation for your library’s processes? Attend this session to learn about the technical writing process and how it can make documentation creation easier.
Cost: $43 Core members (incl. ALCTS, LITA, LLAMA), $59 nonmembers, $129 groups, $0 student members

LiveWebinar

Live Webinar: Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm Central Time.
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, ALA's newest division starting September 1, 2020
Focus: Have you ever tried to write a how-to manual or other documentation for your library’s processes? Attend this session to learn about the technical writing process and how it can make documentation creation easier.
Cost: $43 Core members (incl. ALCTS, LITA, LLAMA), $59 nonmembers, $129 groups, $0 student members

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Come learn how recent developments in data sources and tools have made this easier. We will discuss the underlying concepts behind calculating OA article-processing fee (APC) spend, and provide you with paths to calculate the Open Access fees paid by your institution.
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Outcome measurement is a way for libraries to assess their impact on the people they serve and helps libraries answer the question, “What good did we do?” Libraries may need to measure outcomes for a variety of reasons—from measuring and improving impact, to better managing services and resources, to demonstrating a need for funding or other support. This on-demand webinar will help libraries develop their own outcome measures based on program goals and implement those measures through effective survey design.
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There are a number of sustainable energy saving strategies that collecting institutions can implement. These strategies require knowledge of the facility that houses the collection as well as a strong data monitoring program. The webinar will focus on not only ways to start gathering data and information to begin to understand what a facility is capable of but also some of the sustainable strategies that institutions can implement.
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You’ve heard about Project Outcome and are ready to get started. But what does it take to successfully implement Project Outcome in your library? This webinar covers good practices for on-boarding staff, building internal support, and organizing your data collection team. Learn some of the steps libraries have taken early on to launch Project Outcome and spark support for outcome measurement, whether in a single library or an entire system. This webinar features Project Outcome users who will share their success stories and lessons learned.
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In this workshop, senior staff from Stratford Public Library share their expertise and provide practical, low-cost strategies on how you can work towards transforming your library.