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Library next : seven action steps for reinvention

Author: Catherine Murray-Rust
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
"This book shares the story of one library's attempt to stand up for the core values that all libraries share while fundamentally changing the way it achieves those values. It offers encouragement and practical advice for libraries and librarians on how to strengthen their skills and make a positive impact on the communities they serve"--

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Catherine Murray-Rust
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Murray-Rust
ISBN: 9780838948392 0838948391
OCLC Number: 1224044476
Description: ix, 110 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Why turn yourself and your library toward your community? --
Begin with yourself --
Action Step One: Look outside your social circle, profession, and organization for ideas and inspiration --
Action Step Two: Be curious about the future --
Action Step Three: Make bold, public plans --
Action Step Four: Cultivate relationships with allies and champions --
Actions Step Five: Create successful change --
Action Step Six: Implement a framework for action and innovation --
Action Step Seven: Focus on impact.
Responsibility: Catherine Murray-Rust.


Encourages readers to look an uncertain library future square in the eye. The author shares stories from her transformational years at Georgia Tech Libraries which present both inspiration and  Read more...


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