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The complete library technology planner : a guidebook with sample technology plans and RFPs on CD-ROM

Author: John M Cohn; Ann L Kelsey
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We intend this book as a guide for planning any technology-based system or service, with a focus on planning for the introduction of an 'integrated library system' (ILS) or migrating from an existing ILS to a new one"--Page xiii.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Cohn; Ann L Kelsey
ISBN: 9781555706814 1555706819
OCLC Number: 456977397
Description: xxiv, 161 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: New technologies, evolving system capabilities, user expectations : the impact on library technology planning --
Getting started : defining the purpose and scope of your library's technology plan --
Elements of a technology plan : from vision and mission to assessment and evaluation --
Elements of a technology plan : shaping your plan to meet funding requirements --
Developing your technology plan : gathering data, describing services, identifying needs --
Developing and writing your technology plan : refining priorities, identifying goals and objectives, outlining costs --
A model two-day process for developing a basic strategic plan --
Working with your technology plan : preparing your library's in-house collection databases --
Working with your technology plan : implementing traditional, open source, and Web 2.0-based systems and services --
Working with your technology plan : staffing options and user training --
Working with your technology plan : ongoing review and evaluation --
Your technology plan : what worked, what didn't.
Responsibility: John M. Cohn and Ann L. Kelsey ; with a foreword by Keith Michael Fiels.
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Careful and systematic planning is essential to the success of your library's technology implementation efforts. This complete, clear, and easy-to-follow guide takes a highly practical, hands-on  Read more...

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