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Evaluating Library Directors

George Soete

Evaluating Library Directors

A Study of Current Practice And a Checklist of Recommendations (Olms Occasional Paper)

by George Soete

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Published by Association of Research Libraries .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Medical

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11439324M
    ISBN 100918006341
    ISBN 109780918006349
    OCLC/WorldCa40057642


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Evaluating the Library Director Ideally, what is outlined in a performance review should not come as a surprise to anyone involved. This is because the board or its executive committee should have had a discussion at the beginning of each year to set goals for achievement and professional growth with the director.

These shouldFile Size: KB. _____ (Library Director) Evaluation _____ Library _____ Date The following items are to be used to evaluate the Library Director.

Each Board member should rate the Director on each item, as follows: POINTS 4 – Outstanding 3 – Good 2 – Satisfactory 1 – Needs Improvement 0 – UnsatisfactoryFile Size: 13KB. What Every Library Director Should Know is the insider’s view of vital actions, behaviors, and strategies needed to succeed in every type of library.

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Evaluating the Director TE Evaluating the Director 6. Evaluating the library director is often one of the more difficult tasks faced by a public library board of trustees, but it doesn’t need to be. It is only difficult when a board is unsure of the process to follow or the criteria to be used to evaluate the job performance of their Size: KB.

Hire and evaluate the library director The board hires a qualified director to manage the day-to-day operations of the library and works with the director, carefully respecting each other’s roles.

The board also regularly evaluates the director to make sure the library operates well and in the best interest of those the library serves. This book also covers this topic.

Sections of This Topic Include. General Conducting Self-Evaluation Library's Boards of Directors Blog Library's Nonprofit Capacity Building Blog.

Evaluating. How to Do Library Research This set of pages has information on how to do library research. In all cases, once you have located sources, be sure to evaluate them, using the evaluation guides.

Library directors do much more than just check books in and out for customers. They oversee other employees and staff members and ensure that daily operations are running smoothly. The content will vary depending on the book’s targeted audience.

It could be very general and introduce the readers to a subject. Conversely, the content could be very specific. Check the book's content Look for references and/or a bibliography (may be called Works Cited, Sources, etc.).

Browse the Table of Contents to see what the book covers. Search library databases for book reviews to find out what others think of the author's book Author: Jennifer Doak. LRS is part of the Colorado State Library, a unit of the Colorado Department of Education.

We design and conduct library research for library and education professionals, public officials, and the media to inform practices and assessment needs. This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). An initial evaluation of books and articles can be done by examining their bibliographic citations provided in library online catalogs or article databases, containing brief author, publisher and date of publication information.

Once you have found the book or article, look for additional information about the author(s) or publisher. Secondly a library is a place of reference to fill it with jumble sale books make no sense. The library must adapt to the internet culture offering and sharing resources to other libraries.

Evaluating library directors. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, Office of Leadership and Management Services, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George J Soete; Paul Kobulnicky; Sarah Michalak.

A resource guide of pathways for public library staff, administrators, and managers to gain the skills necessary for working with library assessment data. Library User Survey Templates & How-Tos Website: Library Research Service. In late spring, the librarian’s performance evaluation is written, based on the attainment of goals as well as the job description.

The division or cluster head reviews the evaluation for appropriateness, consistency and fairness. The division or cluster head provides a summary of the evaluation to the appropriate Associate University Librarian.

This guide will provide some tips for evaluating the books, articles and websites you find when researching for an assessment task. Choosing the right sources for your research can be challenging.

A variety of options are available, including books, articles and : Jennifer Doak. The 14 sections touch upon various aspects of library instruction such as teaching methods, content coverage, materials, classroom interaction and facilities, etc.

The primary value of the book is its direct and practical approach toward the often dreaded task of evaluating library instruction programs. Dismissing the Library Director Probably the most painful situation a public library board can face is the dismissal of the library director.

Boards that hire carefully, communicate well, nurture positive working relationships, and evaluate effectively should not have to experience this unpleasant task. Handbook for New Public Library Directors in New York State Page 5 Introduction This handbook is intended as a jumping-off point, to aid a new public library director in New York State to get the “lay of the land’ both in the library and within the New York library community, to understand the basics and to get down to the business of.

Evaluating Libraries 1. Evaluating Libraries Presented by Eleanor Bernau and Pam MacKellar Septem 11 am – 12 noon An Online Management Course for New Library Directors in New Mexico Webinar. Director Of Library Services Town Of Bloomfield. General Description This is highly responsible administrative work involving the direction of a broad range of public library functions.

Work involves responsibility for the management of a public library collection and for the provision of library services to patrons and community organizations. libraries via a DEA model.

The perspectives of the evaluation were those of library administrators. The model comprised of four output measures (reader visits, book circulation, reference transaction and on-line search, and interlending service) and three input items (library staff, book acquisition expenditure and area of library space).

The book systematically presents aspects of participating communities, reasons and aims of evaluation, methodologies and metrics, and application paradigms. Show less Evaluation of Digital Libraries summarizes research and practice on both sides of the Atlantic and aims to answer the potential questions that both the theoretical and practical.

Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Board Self-Evaluation Questionnaire A Tool for Improving Governance Practice completed by the Executive Director or CEO.

This version also includes Section E, which provides feedback to the Chair of the Board. Circle the response that best reflects your opinion.

The File Size: 50KB. Library User Survey Templates. Are you interested in learning more about your patrons’ usage of and satisfaction with your library, and their demographics. Here are 3 sample survey templates of different lengths to be used “as is” or adapted to your organization’s specific research needs.

Check in the library's book and film review databases t o get a sense of how a source was received in the popular and scholarly press.

To evaluate internet sources: The internet is a great place to find both scholarly and popular sources, but it's especially important to ask questions about authorship and publication when you're evaluating. A long-range plan and a strategic plan both involve investigating the library's services in light of community needs and resources, evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the library and the services the trustees and staff believe the library should or can provide, and creating a structured plan for providing the resources and direction for.

Prepared by the Division for Libraries and Technology with the assistance of the Wisconsin Public Library Trustee Handbook Revision Task Force in ; revised in, and PDF files of individual chapters are linked below. One large PDF file ( MB) of the handbook is also available.

Contents Introduction So you’re a trustee. How did that happen, and what is expected of you now. The evaluation of the library director in most NH libraries is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees, who should have policies in place for this process, connecting it to the appropriate job description.

Many of the samples below contain some policy and more format for evaluation. Anonymous Public Library. Antrim - James A. Tuttle Library. Often, you will be told to find books. Luckily, the library is here to help. Books can be very useful for research and for finding out more about your topic.

It is worth noting that today you have the option to use paper or electronic books (commonly referred to as ebooks). Sometimes the library will have a book in both paper and electronic. Evaluating Family Support: Thinking Internationally, ThinkingCritically offers a full review of the conceptual andoperational problems involved in this complex and topicalfield.

Ilan Katz and John Pinkerton have brought together a team ofexperienced child care policy analysts and evaluators to presentthe current state of critical thinking Missing: Library Directors.

Donna Celano and Susan B. Neuman, The Role of Public Libraries in Children’s Literacy Development: An Evaluation Report (Harrisburg, Pa.: Pennsylvania Library Association, Evaluation and Training Institute, ); Evaluation of the Public Library Summer Reading Program: Books and Beyond Take Me to Your Reader.

These libraries' sample documents may be used as examples for developing staff evaluations at your library. Employee self-evaluation - Lomira QuadGraphics Community Library.

In addition, these chapters from Administrative Essentials: A Handbook for Wisconsin Public Library Directors are also of use: Contact Mark Arend [email protected] if you. To evaluate and use a resource effectively, you must carefully examine all parts of a print resource. Exercise. Use a print almanac or similar ready reference book from the library collection.

Print the Book Examination Checklist to carry with you. Examine the book and identify each of these parts. In the following sections you will learn about criteria for evaluating reference sources. After the self-evaluation is a discussion of general criteria for all formats, an explanation of the parts of a book, and then a discussion of criteria for specific formats – print and Size: KB.

All of the books in the Walden Library are digital. Here is an example of what a book may look like in the Library databases: Book reference citations can be some of the shortest reference citations that you'll see. Here are a few clues that will help you pick out book reference citations: One title: There's only the title of the : Emily Adams.

ASSESSING CHILDREN’S LITERATURE By Linda A. Santora, ADL Staff Article originally appeared in Our Children, December /January Literature is a powerful vehicle for helping children understand their homes, communities and the world. Even before young children can read, family members, childcare providers and teachers read them.

Regularly evaluates the performance of the library director, taking action if appropriate Adheres to the Nebraska Public Meetings Laws Supports basic library tenets such as: Intellectual Freedom, Freedom to Read, Confidentiality of Patron Records, Library Bill of Rights, and the Public's Right to Information.

Evaluating children's books: a critical look: aesthetic, social, and political aspects of analyzing and using children's books, Volume Betsy Gould Hearne, Roger Sutton University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, - Literary Criticism - pages.Hours of Operation Public Access to Collections: 1 - 4 p.m.

(Monday - Friday) Talking Book and Braille Library: 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m. (Monday - Friday).Evaluating the authority, usefulness, and reliability of the information you find is a crucial step in the process of library research.

The questions you ask about books, periodical articles, multimedia titles, or Web pages are similar whether you're looking at a citation to the item, a physical item in hand, or an electronic version on a computer.