{"id":1302817210438,"title":"Creating Policies for Results: From Chaos to Clarity","handle":"creating-policies-for-results-from-chaos-to-clarity","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label-inline\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"label-inline\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSandra Nelson \u0026amp; June M. Garcia\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"label-inline\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e9780838935354\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"label-inline\"\u003ePublished: 2003\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-product-publisher field-type-entityreference field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-items\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-book-width field-type-number-float field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-items\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-item even\"\u003e8\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003csup\u003e1\u003c\/sup\u003e⁄\u003csub\u003e2\u003c\/sub\u003e\" X 11\"\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-book-format field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-items\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhat does a librarian do if an unattended child remains at closing time? Can nonresidents get a library card? What is the library's position on Internet filters? These are but a few of the kinds of issues that require clear, up-to-date library policies.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf your staff makes decisions on the fly, if policies are nonexistent, outdated, and no one knows what they are, your library may be experiencing policy chaos. The answer is to create current, customized policies geared to your library. Now it's easier than ever using this one-stop, step-by-step guide that dovetails with PLA's\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eThe New Planning for Results.\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCovering governance and organizational structure, management policies, and services relating to customers, circulation, information, and groups, this comprehensive how-to addresses each major library area. Follow these guidelines to assess existing policies, develop new ones, and communicate all changes to improve consistency.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCreate sound and legally defensible policies\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCustomize policies appropriate to your library's specific mission, customers and size using proven work forms\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eServe customers more effectively by updating, clarifying, and communicating new and revised policies\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAddress needs of a changing customer base\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCreate guidance and contingency plans for emergencies\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAdd details and enforcement procedures for as many situations as possible\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA new offering in the bestselling\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003e\" . . . for Results\" series\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003efrom PLA (that includes\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eThe New Planning for Results, Staffing for Results\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eand\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eManaging for Results\u003c\/i\u003e),\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eCreating Policies for Results\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis the must-have resource for creating and updating policies. No public library can afford to be without it.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2018-04-09T11:37:19-04:00","created_at":"2018-04-09T11:52:32-04:00","vendor":"ALA Editions","type":"Book","tags":["Publisher_ALA Editions"],"price":8750,"price_min":8750,"price_max":8750,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":12080936550470,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9780838935354","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Creating Policies for Results: From Chaos to Clarity","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":8750,"weight":300,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"9780838935354"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/pgraphic1-1231.jpg?v=1533238316"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1418\/6818\/products\/pgraphic1-1231.jpg?v=1533238316","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label-inline\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"label-inline\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #741b47;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSandra Nelson \u0026amp; June M. Garcia\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"label-inline\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e9780838935354\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"label-inline\"\u003ePublished: 2003\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-product-publisher field-type-entityreference field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-label\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-items\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-book-width field-type-number-float field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-items\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-item even\"\u003e8\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003csup\u003e1\u003c\/sup\u003e⁄\u003csub\u003e2\u003c\/sub\u003e\" X 11\"\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field field-name-field-book-format field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-inline clearfix\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"field-items\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhat does a librarian do if an unattended child remains at closing time? Can nonresidents get a library card? What is the library's position on Internet filters? These are but a few of the kinds of issues that require clear, up-to-date library policies.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf your staff makes decisions on the fly, if policies are nonexistent, outdated, and no one knows what they are, your library may be experiencing policy chaos. The answer is to create current, customized policies geared to your library. Now it's easier than ever using this one-stop, step-by-step guide that dovetails with PLA's\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eThe New Planning for Results.\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCovering governance and organizational structure, management policies, and services relating to customers, circulation, information, and groups, this comprehensive how-to addresses each major library area. Follow these guidelines to assess existing policies, develop new ones, and communicate all changes to improve consistency.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCreate sound and legally defensible policies\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCustomize policies appropriate to your library's specific mission, customers and size using proven work forms\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eServe customers more effectively by updating, clarifying, and communicating new and revised policies\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAddress needs of a changing customer base\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCreate guidance and contingency plans for emergencies\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAdd details and enforcement procedures for as many situations as possible\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA new offering in the bestselling\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003e\" . . . for Results\" series\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003efrom PLA (that includes\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eThe New Planning for Results, Staffing for Results\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eand\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eManaging for Results\u003c\/i\u003e),\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eCreating Policies for Results\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eis the must-have resource for creating and updating policies. No public library can afford to be without it.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Creating Policies for Results: From Chaos to Clarity

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Sandra Nelson & June M. Garcia
9780838935354
Published: 2003
8 12" X 11"

 

What does a librarian do if an unattended child remains at closing time? Can nonresidents get a library card? What is the library's position on Internet filters? These are but a few of the kinds of issues that require clear, up-to-date library policies.

If your staff makes decisions on the fly, if policies are nonexistent, outdated, and no one knows what they are, your library may be experiencing policy chaos. The answer is to create current, customized policies geared to your library. Now it's easier than ever using this one-stop, step-by-step guide that dovetails with PLA's The New Planning for Results.

Covering governance and organizational structure, management policies, and services relating to customers, circulation, information, and groups, this comprehensive how-to addresses each major library area. Follow these guidelines to assess existing policies, develop new ones, and communicate all changes to improve consistency.

  • Create sound and legally defensible policies
  • Customize policies appropriate to your library's specific mission, customers and size using proven work forms 
  • Serve customers more effectively by updating, clarifying, and communicating new and revised policies 
  • Address needs of a changing customer base
  • Create guidance and contingency plans for emergencies
  • Add details and enforcement procedures for as many situations as possible

A new offering in the bestselling " . . . for Results" series from PLA (that includes The New Planning for Results, Staffing for Results and Managing for Results), Creating Policies for Results is the must-have resource for creating and updating policies. No public library can afford to be without it.

Sku: 9780838935354
Vendor: ALA Editions

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