Presentation on theme: "Killer Collections: Thinking Beyond the Book Presenters: Amy Calhoun, Lori Easterwood, Patrick Sweeney Thursday, July 21, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Killer Collections: Thinking Beyond the Book Presenters: Amy Calhoun, Lori Easterwood, Patrick Sweeney Thursday, July 21, 2011
Introductions Amy Calhoun Electronic Resources Librarian Sacramento Public Library email@example.com Patrick Sweeney Branch Manager San Mateo County Libraries www.pcsweeney.com @pcsweeney facebook.com/pcsweeney Sweeney@smcl.org Lori Easterwood Programming Supervisor Sacramento Public Library firstname.lastname@example.org www.altlibrary.com www.meetup.com/altlibrary
Killer Collections - Agenda Do print materials alone meet the diverse needs of your community? How can library staff manage the logistics of non- traditional library materials, like guitars and eReaders? How can partnerships help with funding and/or implementation of these new collections?
Creation First 5 grant—Crocker Art Museum Contents selected by museum Library catalogs and circulates Contents Selection of books Activity suggestions Early Childhood interactive toys CD
Ways to measure success Outputs Circulation Turnover Outcomes User surveys Focus Groups Don’t forget to take a benchmark