For any journey, it is often best to have a map. For libraries and librarians, that map is often a living document that speaks to where the organization is today, where the planners intend to take it in the future, and how to get there. Here is a structured tool for your public library's planning process. Tom Hennen, creator of the Hennen American Public Library Ratings (HAPLR), covers all key area of library development - budgeting, governance and administration, electronic services, collection development, technology, access and facilities, staffing and personnel, and more. A wide range of checklists are provided to help assess the quality of everything from the library director, the integrated system, or even the meeting facilities. Reference tables help evaluate the library's needs for FTE staffing, collection holdings, hours of operation, material expenditures and more. Even better, the CD-Rom calculates many of these numbers for your particular libraryl Policy development is covered with sample mission statements and policies for Volunteers and Friends, Internet Use, Disasters, and more, usable in large and small libraries alike. The step-by-step guide provides practical advice for all aspects of creating a plan, from creating a committee to long-range directions, and communicating results. The numbers - statistics, data, surveys, and even percentile comparisons - are tackled in a straight-forward, understandable manner. The companion, Interactive CD-ROM features more than 50 checklists and ""fill in the blank"" forms and a calculator for your library's individual needs. This is an essential resource for charting and navigating your public library's future.
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Fixtures are an essential part of manufacturing production. This book covers computer-aided fixture design, fixture clamping synthesis and optimisation, workpiece-fixture interaction, intelligent fixture designed to integrate with processing equipment or machine tools so as to improve productivity and product quality, Internet-enabled fixture design and modular fixture database management. These are the emerging issues central to the development of computer-integrated manufacturing. Covering the established knowledge of fixture design automation and the niche areas of fixture system integration and Internet-enabled design, the book would be a prevalent reference for academics, manufacturing & industrial engineers, and a valuable text for engineering graduate students.
Internet Guidance for youth and adults Easy to read with great practice lessons, this book guides youth and adults into being able to find the information they need while doing so safely. With many pictures and detailed explanations readers will have fun while learning a skill that will last their whole lives.
Cover all aspects of using an Internet browser Have examples of some topics youth age children look for and how to best find the information Discuss the different search engines and their results Show how to get the information from a browser into another program such as word processing. Go through saving information from the Internet to use later Discuss printing from the Internet Discuss shopping on the Internet Discuss social networking on the Internet Discuss Internet predators and how to avoid them Have exercises in "put it into practice sections" and two projects at the end of the book Many recommendations for both youth and adults on Internet safety practices Have a special chapter for parents and teachers to help keep family members and their computer safe
The exercises provide a great opportunity for adults to interact with their family and learn too
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