Category: Strategic Planning

Help with Tech Plans

Planning the budget requires all aspects of the library’s operation be considered and evaluated. Though technology is not the largest budget line item, planning for technology has become more important since computer and Internet access has become a significant part of library service. Technology takes many forms but a short list of the major components …

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Tech Tuesday – KanEd & T-1s

As you may have heard, the Kansas Legislature passed a bill reducing Kan-ed’s funding. Between now and June 30, 2013 all libraries, schools, and hospitals currently connected to the Kan-Ed network via T-1 lines will need to transition to local Internet providers (ISP/Commercial internet). Because this change-over is happening in the middle of the E-Rate …

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BroadBand Everywhere

Townhall Meeting To Discuss BroadBand High Speed Internet Access Communities thrive, grow, and attract and retain businesses when broadband high speed internet access is supported.

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The Public Library, Completely Reimagined

You’ll hear a lot of talk about the “death of the public library” these days. It isn’t simply the perpetual budget crises that many face either. It’s the move to digital literature, and the idea that once there are no more print books (or rather if there are no more print books), the library as …

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Cash for old Kodak equipment

If your library has old digital or film photography equipment, accessories, or printers sitting around, you may be able to get some cash for them from Kodak at: http://www.trade-in-center.com/kodak/.  They accept all brands and will send a prepaid mailing label for the items they can use; if the itmes can’t be traded in, they suggest …

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Strategic Planning for Results

We now have 2 copies of Sandra Nelson’s Strategic Planning for Results available for loan from the NCKL office.  This is a fully revised version of Planning for Results, which was the first of ALA’s successful “For Results” series. According to the ALA Editions catalog, the author “focuses on the essential steps necessary to draft …

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