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Whatpolicy

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Whatpolicy

  1. 1. What’s the Policy? Involving Staff in Policy Development
  2. 2. Introductions <ul><li>Sharon Moreland </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Consultant, Northeast Kansas Library System </li></ul><ul><li>Former Library Director </li></ul><ul><li>Email/Chat: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: lybrarian </li></ul>Back when I worked in a library.
  3. 3. What’s the topic again? <ul><li>Policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From Bonnie’s Presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Philosophy Statement - why we do what we do for the customers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Regulations - what must be done to support the service / program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rules of the road we need to know </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Board’s Domain (with lots of input) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What’s not the topic? <ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How the policies and regulations will be carried out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step-by-step instructions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Guidelines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best practices to be efficient and effective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Management’s domain (with input) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Today’s Talking Points <ul><li>How do we involve staff and volunteers in learning library policy? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Employee Orientation - Hi! Now learn this… </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Today’s Talking Points <ul><li>How do we involve staff and volunteers in learning library policy? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Employee Orientation - Hi! Now learn this… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of New Policies - What do we do? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Today’s Talking Points <ul><li>How do we involve staff and volunteers in learning library policy? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Employee Orientation - Hi! Now learn this… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of New Policies - What do we do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review of Existing Policies - We didn’t know that… </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Today’s Talking Points <ul><li>How do we involve staff and volunteers in learning library policy? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Employee Orientation - Hi! Now learn this… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of New Policies - What do we do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review of Existing Policies - We didn’t know that… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locating Policies - Where are they again? </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Today’s Talking Points <ul><li>How do we involve staff and volunteers in learning library policy? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Employee Orientation - Hi! Now learn this… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of New Policies - What do we do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review of Existing Policies - We didn’t know that… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locating Policies - Where are they again? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enough from me, let’s hear from you! </li></ul>
  10. 10. New Employee Orientation
  11. 11. New Policies
  12. 12. Reviewing Policies
  13. 13. Accessing Policies - where?
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Policies ( http://www.tscpl.org/about/section/policies ) </li></ul><ul><li>Web Junction ( http://www.webjunction.org/policies-procedures ) </li></ul><ul><li>Google - &quot;public library&quot; policy manual! Seriously, great policies are already written, just find and finesse to fit! </li></ul><ul><li>Steps to a Successful New Employee Orientation ( http://cal-webs.org/handouts06/Orientation2.doc ) </li></ul><ul><li>Five Questions Every New Employee Should Ask ( http://librarygarden.blogspot.com/2008/01/five-questions-every-new-employee.html ) </li></ul>

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