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An overview of key terms & common practices in financial reporting, to help library leaders better understand their organizations' financial reports and also to help researchers better understand issues in corporate finance.
High-level overview of contract negotiation, including discussion of different types of clauses libraries find beneficial and clauses to watch for and avoid. Panel discussion featuring librarians across different types of organizations, and could also include speakers from procurement or legal department, to bring in broader perspective on contracts.
What does the Library Team of the future look like? This program will explore skills needed for the library of the future, including different versions of what the Future Library may look like for your organization, and presents ideas to ensure the right mix of skills on the library team including hiring, professional development and cross-training to meet current and emerging needs and opportunities.
You've just received word that your budget was cut, and something has to go. But what? This program will examine approaches to assess resource & service utilization across competing resources to support the difficult decision of what to cut to meet your organization's new requirements, and will look at strategies to assess the impact following the cut, to help support your library's future resource strategy.
This program will explore communication strategies tailored to specific business needs, including targeting messages for specific audiences, developing communication plans for change management, and communicating professionally when the pressure is on!
This interactive program will explore scenarios in contract negotiation and inter-personal conflict resolution, applying negotiation principles developed by the Harvard Negotiation Project to real-life situations.
Strategies to build a productive, collaborate & happy Library team, including tips to stay on the right side of employment law! Including: hiring & employee selection, performance management and evaluations, dealing with conflict, and creating opportunities for individual growth and advancement.
What does it really mean to run the library as a business - or as a successful contributor to the parent organization's business? This session will explore strategies to align the library with larger organization goals, rigorously manage library outputs, and document return on the parent organization's investment in the library.
An introduction to principles of project management, including how to structure a successful project and technology resources to help keep your project on track.
An opportunity to explore several management topics in a pre-conference workshop, including:
* General leadership principles
* Best practices in staffing & personnel management
* Intro to budgeting & financial reporting
* Negotiation (for contracts and other needs!)
* Strategic planning & developing future vision
Identify opportunities for the library to contribute revenue in law firm, academic and other libraries. Including: billable research, document delivery services, and contributing to packaged information work product which can be sold by the library's parent organization.