Tag Archive: strategic planning

Sep 03

Report from the IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Standing Committee

I am fortunate in having been able to attend the 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly this year in Gothenburg, Sweden.  As a member of the Standing Committee for Academic and Research Libraries I thought it would be useful to report to the ULS Section members about the issues this group addresses.  The topics and …

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Jul 26

Strategic Planning: DIY Works!

Colleagues, I fully expect many to disagree with this post! Nevertheless, I wanted to share that in my experience do-it-yourself strategic planning works well in libraries and library organizations. My first full-fledged strategic planning was done as Vice President/President-Elect of the Illinois Chapter of the Special Libraries Association/SLA, in the late 1990s. Our Board, and …

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