In Focus I&R Excellence
Roadmap to Resources Creating Effective Community Directories
What are your expectations?
Why do a directory? Directory
Who is your target audience? Directory
Who will pay for it? Directory
How will you promote and distribute it? Directory
What about format? Directory
How often do you publish? Directory
How comprehensive? Directory
Factors regarding audience? Audience Who What Where When Why
Cost/Benefit Analysis
Survey Cost/Benefit
Collaboration Cost/Benefit
Value Added
Formatting / Printing Issues to consider
Importance of Indexing What is an index?
Importance of Indexing How should the index be organized?
Indexing Resources “ A reference or teaching book is only as good as its index.”  -- Julia Child <ul><ul><li>American Soci...
Contacts Martha Love Special Projects Coordinator, 2-1-1 CRS & Volunteer Coordinator Springfield-Greene County Library Dis...
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Roadmap to Resources: Creating Effective I&R Directories

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Presentation for the Information and Referral Alliance Annual Conference 2010

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Roadmap to Resources: Creating Effective I&R Directories

  1. 1. In Focus I&R Excellence
  2. 2. Roadmap to Resources Creating Effective Community Directories
  3. 3. What are your expectations?
  4. 4. Why do a directory? Directory
  5. 5. Who is your target audience? Directory
  6. 6. Who will pay for it? Directory
  7. 7. How will you promote and distribute it? Directory
  8. 8. What about format? Directory
  9. 9. How often do you publish? Directory
  10. 10. How comprehensive? Directory
  11. 11. Factors regarding audience? Audience Who What Where When Why
  12. 12. Cost/Benefit Analysis
  13. 13. Survey Cost/Benefit
  14. 14. Collaboration Cost/Benefit
  15. 15. Value Added
  16. 16. Formatting / Printing Issues to consider
  17. 17. Importance of Indexing What is an index?
  18. 18. Importance of Indexing How should the index be organized?
  19. 19. Indexing Resources “ A reference or teaching book is only as good as its index.” -- Julia Child <ul><ul><li>American Society for Indexing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.asindexing.org/site/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Indexing for Good </li></ul><ul><li>http://indexingforgood.com/index.htm </li></ul>
  20. 20. Contacts Martha Love Special Projects Coordinator, 2-1-1 CRS & Volunteer Coordinator Springfield-Greene County Library District PO Box 760 Springfield, MO 65801 (417) 616-0580 [email_address] Audrey May LINC/211 Public Services Supervisor Memphis Public Library & Information Center 3030 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38111 (901) 415-2718 [email_address]

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