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Strategic Plan Involvement

You may or may not know that our library is currently in the midst of developing a strategic plan. As a new director, this was my first goal for our library, creating a roadmap for the future, that can be adjusted as times changes, but provides us with a guide for developing new programs, making changes and providing new resources. 220 more words

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Tales From the Library Trenches, Part 1: Learning to Adapt

Head on over to Information Today and check out part one of my new series for their publication, titled Tales From The Library Trenches 76 more words

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Manistee County Library (Michigan) seeks a Library Director

Hey! Now this looks like a great job at a wonderful little library system in Michigan! Tge Manistee County Library is a really cool library system that is very community-minded… 406 more words

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Director's Thoughts #6

Today, yesterday, and the day before that, and the day before that and the weeks leading up to this point were spent getting our system ready to migrate to the cloud. 280 more words

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Director's Thoughts #6

While many people had a long weekend, ALL my staff was at work on Monday for a staff training day. We have, what I would consider a medium-sized library with almost 50 people on staff (most of whom are part-time or very part-time).   320 more words

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Expert In the Field - ?!?!

I had the coolest experience yesterday, I got the chance to Skype with a graduate leadership class about my leadership experience! Now, if you follow my blog, you know that I’ve been in my current position for a grand total of five months, so although my experience is limited that’s exactly what the class was talking about – how to walk into a leadership position with little to no experience and what to do in the first 90 days. 199 more words

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Director's Thoughts #5

As I’ve mentioned in the past, we’re spending this year working on a 3-year strategic plan for our library. We’re starting from the ground up with a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis, PEST (Political, Economic, Socio-cultural, Technological) analysis and identifying our stakeholders. 216 more words

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