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Name: Sara Tompson
Date registered: July 25, 2008
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Sara Tompson is Associate Dean for Public Service, USC Libraries, University of Southern California. Previously she served as a science and/or engineering librarian at USC and at one corporate, and several research and academic institutions in Illinois. Her hobbies are aviation and gardening.

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  1. Strategic Planning: DIY Works! — July 26, 2008

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Jul 26 2008

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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