ERIC Number: ED443435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
A Handbook for Trustees of Nevada Public Libraries, 1998 (Abridged Edition).
Mills, Peggy, Comp.; Buckley, Bonnie J., Ed.; Kerschner, Joan G., Ed.
This handbook is designed to be used as a quick reference and to provide Nevada public library trustees with basic information for helping Nevada public libraries increase their services to meet the informational, educational, and recreational needs of the people of Nevada. The handbook consists of the following chapters: Take Time to Learn the Job; The Board Member's Responsibilities; Board Member Ethics and Liability; The Library Director's Job; The Board and Policy Making; Library Budget and Finance; Library Board Officers; Library Board Meetings; The Decision Making Process; Planning for the Library's Future; Library Advocacy and Public Relations; Nevada Library Agencies and Associations; and Glossary. A list of suggested readings is also included. An appendix provides sample job descriptions for library trustees and directors; standards for trustees and minimum public library standards; role comparison between director and trustee; guide to parliamentary procedures; ALA and NLA intellectual freedom documents; Nevada Public Library Law, Chapter 379; financial Disclosure forms; memorandum; and fine schedule. (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City.
Identifiers - Location: Nevada