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The successful library trustee handbook

Author: Mary Y Moore
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Designed to improve any board's effectiveness, this resource offers proven advice about what it takes to make everything from meetings to evaluations run smoothly and addresses the critical questions every board member needs to understand: what does it mean to be on a library board of trustees? How does advocacy work and why is it important? Who makes library policy? Is there a more effective way to do strategic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Y Moore
ISBN: 9780838910030 0838910033
OCLC Number: 349180023
Description: ix, 110 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Getting started --
2. Relationships --
3. Meetings, meetings, meetings --
4. Advocacy : a basic board responsibility --
5. Policy development --
6. Strategic planning --
7. Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate --
8. Hiring and firing a director --
9. Budgets, liability, and fund-raising --
10. You are not alone --
11. Is there a future for libraries? --
App. A. Resolution on the USA PATRIOT Act and related measures that infringe on the rights of library users --
App. B. Useful websites for library trustees --
App. C. The Freedom to Read statement --
App. D. Library Bill of Rights --
Index.
Responsibility: Mary Y. Moore.

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Offers advice about what it takes to make things from meetings to evaluations run smoothly and addresses the critical questions that board members needs to understand: What does it mean to be on a  Read more...

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