ERIC Number: ED478303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Writing a Library Technology Plan: Assistance for New Hampshire Libraries.
New Hampshire State Library, Concord.
This document provides a guide for writing a library technology plan. Three elements to consider are summarized: vision, mission, goals and objectives; establishing a committee; and services drive technology acquisition. Required components of an approved technology plan are listed, and a technology plan outline is presented that describes the following elements: (1) library introduction; (2) identifying and assessing trends; (3) establishing clear goals and a realistic strategy; (4) professional development strategy; (5) inventory/assessment; (6) sufficient budget and implementation process; (7) evaluation process; and (8) summary and appendices. Appendices include a framework for a simple plan for libraries that do not have a library network or online catalog and sample plans from three New Hampshire public libraries. (MES)
Descriptors: Information Technology, Library Planning, Library Services, Professional Development, Public Libraries, Technology Planning, Telecommunications
For full text: http://www.state.nh.us/nhsl/egir/techplanguide.pdf/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New Hampshire State Library, Concord.
Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire