Presentation on theme: "SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY PARTNERSHIPS PROJECT."— Presentation transcript:
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY PARTNERSHIPS PROJECT
THE PLAN: 1.Survey libraries for existing partnerships 2.Do a gap study 3.Make recommendations 4.Train 5.Celebrate
PROGRESS (Up to October Eureka Meeting) Had finished initial round of presentations, Had finished initial interviews, data collection. Reconsidering use of technology: wiki vs. database Waiting for grant funds to arrive
ROADBLOCK: Financial crisis hits City Government gets jitters; imposes spending barriers. Library must get Board of Supes and Mayor’s approval to expend grant money. Finance Dept. balks
PROGRESS : Chief of Main Library steps up. Everything repeated again, with “Whereas’” statements applied. Board of Supes approves.
ROADBLOCK : Mayor has to sign off for final approval. Where’s the Mayor?
PROGRESS : Timeline keeps us on track
PROGRESS : Started outline of report to Administration Started “Partnership Toolkit” training materials