New Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach / Edition 1

New Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach / Edition 1

by Sandra S. Nelson, Public Library Association Staff

ISBN-10: 0838935044

ISBN-13: 9780838935040

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: American Library Association

Product Details

American Library Association
Publication date:
Pla Results Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1The Planning Process11
Chapter 1Prepare: Planning to Plan13
Task 1Design the Planning Process15
Task 2Prepare Board, Staff, and Committee31
Chapter 2Imagine: Identifying Possibilities41
Task 3Determine Community Vision44
Task 4Identify Community Needs50
Chapter 3Design: Inventing the Future61
Task 5Select Service Responses64
Task 6Write Goals and Objectives78
Chapter 4Build: Assembling the Future89
Task 7Identify Preliminary Activities92
Task 8Determine Resource Requirements102
Chapter 5Communicate: Informing the Stakeholders117
Task 9Write the Basic Plan and Obtain Approval119
Task 10Communicate the Results of the Planning Process124
Chapter 6Implement: Moving into the Future129
Task 11Allocate or Reallocate Resources132
Task 12Monitor Implementation141
Part 2Public Library Service Responses145
Basic Literacy151
Business and Career Information156
Community Referral166
Consumer Information172
Cultural Awareness178
Current Topics and Titles183
Formal Learning Support188
General Information195
Government Information200
Information Literacy205
Lifelong Learning211
Local History and Genealogy216
Part 3Tool Kit221
Groups: Identifying Options223
Groups: Reaching Agreement235
Library Communication246
Presenting Data265
Part 4Workforms279
ASelecting Planning Committee Members281
BCommunity Data282
CCommunity Vision Statement287
DSWOT Analysis of the Community289
ELibrary Data291
FDeveloping Your Own Service Response296
GSWOT Analysis of the Library299
HWriting Objectives301
IAnalyzing Activities--Effectiveness302
JAnalyzing Activities--Efficiency303
KGap Analysis304
LActivity Budget305
MForced-Choices Process307

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