The purpose-based library : finding your path to survival, success, and growth / John J. Huber, Steven V. Potter.

In a time when libraries are struggling to stay relevant, this guide helps you look more closely at how you are serving clients in ways that continue to be exciting, energizing, and value-driven. It will help you look to a future in which your library is vital in uniting your community and providing...

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Main Authors: Huber, John J., 1958- (Author), Potter, Steven V. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Lean library management
  • Good morning
  • Missions, visions and purpose
  • The community pyramid
  • A purpose-based community
  • Dashboard metrics
  • The food and shelter safety net
  • Safety and security
  • Health and nutrition
  • Functional literacy and access
  • Digital literacy and access
  • Social community engagement
  • Functional skills development
  • Community contribution
  • Creative expression
  • Advancement of knowledge
  • Resources
  • Value added marketing
  • Philanthropy
  • Library presentation
  • Closing the gap with your supplier and customers
  • Structural and environmental sustainability.