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Title:
The purpose-based library : finding your path to survival, success, and growth
Author:
Huber, John J., 1958- , author.
Publication Information:
Chicago : Neal-Schuman, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Physical Description:
xix, 200 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Summary:
In a time when libraries are struggling to stay relevant, this guide helps you look more closely at how you are serving clients in ways that continue to be exciting, energizing, and value-driven. It will help you look to a future in which your library is vital in uniting your community and providing a legacy of love of learning.
Language:
English
Contents:
Part 1: Survival. Lean library management -- Part II: Success. Good morning ; Missions, visions and purpose ; The community pyramid ; A purpose-based community ; Dashboard metrics ; Food and shelter safety net ; Safety and security ; Health and nutrition ; Functional literacy and access ; Digital literacy and access ; Social community engagement ; Functional skills development ; Community contribution ; Creative expression ; Advancement of knowledge -- Part III: Growth. Resources ; Value added marketing ; Philanthropy ; Library presentation ; Closing the gap with your supplier and customers -- Part IV: Sustainability. Structural and environmental sustainability.
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ISBN:
9780838912447
Format :
Book