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My Life as the AFI Librarian


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My Life as the AFI Librarian

  1. 1. My Life as the AFI Librarian<br />
  2. 2. The American Film Institute (AFI)<br />Non-profit arts organization<br />Founded in 1967 by National Endowment for the Arts<br />Projects:<br />AFI 100 Years…Series<br />AFI Film Festival<br />AFI Awards<br />AFI Life Achievement Award<br />AFI Conservatory<br />
  3. 3. AFI Organizational Chart<br />“AFI is America's promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers.” <br />
  4. 4. Louis B. Mayer Library<br />Founded in 1969 along with the Conservatory<br />The library’s mission is to support the American Film Institute by offering resources that help the organization achieve its goals of education and preservation of the cinematic arts. <br />
  5. 5. Library Organizational Chart<br />
  6. 6. The Library Director<br />The Library Director provides operational management of the library resources and personnel to support the American Film Institute and the AFI Conservatory – an accredited MFA degree granting institution. This includes, but is not limited to acquisition and processing of materials, providing access to books and other collection material, organizing and maintaining the Conservatory archives and library management standards to comply with all regulatory agencies.<br />
  7. 7. User Groups<br />AFI employees<br />Marketing Department<br />Events Department<br />Conservatory<br />Fellows<br />Professors<br />
  8. 8. The Collection<br />15,000 books<br />11,000 films<br />100 periodicals<br />1,500 scripts<br />Archives<br />Movie Posters<br />Press clippings<br />Old programs<br />
  9. 9. Future Projects<br />Digitization Initiatives<br />Mobile Apps<br />Enhanced Catalog<br />
  10. 10. Advocacy & Marketing<br />Board meetings<br />Annual report<br />Conferences <br />Curating exhibits<br />Social media<br />Facebook, Twitter, blog<br />
  11. 11. Balanced Scorecard<br />