Managing Facilities for Results

Managing Facilities for Results

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Carving out new service areas within existing space can offer a cost-effective solution for budget-conscious libraries. This new hands-on workbook in the proven For Results series guides library directors, staff, and boards through the process to: prioritize new services that need space; make plans and identify an appropriate location; present the case to funding authorities; conduct a gap analysis; find resources to reallocate and see what new items are needed; and identify building professionals to assist with alterations. Supplemented with workforms and toolkits along plus examples ranging from small to large public libraries, the process is equally valuable for school, special, and academic librarians who are faced with similar space repurposing challenges.Facilities Policy and Maintenance Plan Policy Libraries should have and keep current a policy about building maintenance. A list of questions that must be addressed in developing this policy is provided in Appendix A of Creating Policies foranbsp;...

Title:Managing Facilities for Results
Author:Cheryl Bryan
Publisher:American Library Association - 2007-01


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