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Basic Library Techniques - Administration: Part 2 (LIVE Class)

Basic Library Techniques - Administration: Part 2 (LIVE Class) In-Person

Basic Library Techniques: Administration

Welcome to the Basic Library Techniques (BLT) session in Administration. The BLTs are a blended-learning course consisting of two parts: Part 1 – an asynchronous online course consisting of four modules (5-7 hours) , and Part 2 – a live, synchronous class (3 hours) with Consultant Kristi Chadwick.

Course modules include:

  • Library Environment
  • Financial Resources
  • Personnel
  • Facilities

Course outcomes:

  • Navigate the organizations, structures, and resources in Massachusetts to gain familiarity with various library stakeholders.
  • Allocate funds, evaluate results, and lead advocacy efforts in order to successfully administer your library’s fiscal health.
  • Apply best practices to recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluation in order to ensure legal compliance and promote customer service at your library.
  • Assess your building to observe design elements and safeguard the physical space and people of your library.

Please note:

  • You only need to attend ONE Part 2 session. When you register for Part 2, you will be automatically registered for Part 1.
  • BLT Administration: Part 1 will open Monday, October 3, and you will receive login information before that date.
  • All work from Part 1 must be completed before attending Part 2.

Please email kristi@masslibsystem.org with any questions. 

This class will be held in person at the MLS Marlborough Office, 33 Boston Post Road West, Suite 400, Marlborough, MA 01752.

Related LibGuide: Basic Library Techniques by Kristi Chadwick

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
10:00am - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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