Presentation on theme: "THE LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER Planning Priorities for 2009-2010."— Presentation transcript:
THE LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER Planning Priorities for 2009-2010
Goal #4 Enhance the teaching and learning process through the provision of adequate, up-to-date equipment and learning resources that are accessible to users and in formats consistent with prevailing technologies suitable to the college’s needs and goals.
Planning Priorities for 2009-2010 Streamline & Improve Processes Can we do it better? Staff Development Is it free? Outreach/Communication/Marketing Spreading the word about what we have/what we do Resources Better care & use of what we have Opportunities for new
Streamline & Improve Processes Develop a plan for streamlining media support services while improving efficiency and effectiveness of services Review and update Media Services Procedures Manual Promote staff and faculty use of the Media Equipment Maintenance, Repair, & Trouble Form on the Intranet Investigate use of R-25 software for tracking Media Equipment Maintenance and Repair Establish a process and timeline for the annual recommendation of classroom media equipment set-up and purchases
Streamline & Improve Processes Implement expanded use of Access order card database (among all librarian selectors) Update various LRC Procedure Manuals, including Circ, Tech Services, North Campus, and Media Investigate methods for enhancing collection inventory process Implement scheduling software (funds permitting) for service desk staffing Barcoding all Media and Studio equipment that circulates or may potentially circulate
Staff Development Focused Reading Alternative for staff development Promote free and reduced cost development opportunities (Training wiki) Training new part-time Studio staff Seek grants for staff development (Tech Services, Studio, Public Services)
Outreach/Communication/Marketing Promote staff & faculty use of the Media Equipment Maintenance, Repair, & Trouble Form on the Intranet Ambassador Connections Outreach to under-represented departments Direct-to-Student training Create & promote virtual tour of the Library Promote resources to DL faculty & students Research Guides – Review, Revise, Create (new), Enhance, Assess TV Studio projects
Resources Relocate Cosmetology resources to North Campus Research and trial newer audio formats that are supplanting audio cassettes & CDs in other libraries Apply for State Library Academic Libraries Collection Grant; seek other collection grants Promote & Expand Reserve Textbook Collection Evaluate space utilization; carve clearer quiet and group study spaces Promote and assess Interlibrary Loan services
Our “Outside of the Box” Initiative Greening the Library Tie-ins with our One Book One Community selection for 2010: Greasy Rider : Two Dudes, One Fry-Oil- Powered Car, and a Cross-Country Search for a Greener Future by Greg Melville Feb.-April 2010. We will be looking for partners!