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Element Goal Statement Intended Results Evaluation Method 11/12 12/13 13/14 14/15 15/16
1. Resource Sharing
  Evaluate Cooprative Collection Development (CCD) impact on resource sharing  Identify strengths and weaknesses of current CCD Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Promote tools for collection development Identify collection development needs of member school libraries. Analysis report from member libraries X X X X X
  Provide CCD for electronic resources Identify core electronic collections that can be shared between schools Posting of core electronic collection X X X X X
  Provide librarians access to a shared lesson plan database Librarians will have a digital place to share lesson plans Annual member library survey   X X X X
  Improve ILL skills of member library staff New staff will be provided training for ILL via tutorials and online resources Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Evaluate ILL needs  Identify areas for improvement of ILL services beyond school libraries Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Promote and market value of  ILL for students and teachers Better informed member library staff and their educational community. Review ILL usage data. X X X X X
  Provide forum for ILL staff in each district to examine current ILL practices and procedures Better communications among member library ILL staff Feedback from member library ILL staff. X X X X X
  Foster regional resource sharing by school libraries Regional school library system's partner with RRLC to maintain Five Systems union catalog Usage of 5 Systems and feedback from regional 5 systems meetings. X X X X X
  Continue ILL Committee meetings and share input with librarians and Five Systems Sharing of ideas, concerns and ideas for improvement of ILL system and procedures Feedback from member libraries and Five Systems X X X X X
  Explore expanding digital delivery of ILL material Improved delivery of some ILL materials Annual member library survey X X X X X
2.  Special Clients
  Educate staff serving special clients about the services of the school library system Improved access to resources by staff serving special clients Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Expand partnerships with BOCES departments serving special clients Improved school library system services to special client groups New programs and services X X X X X
  Assess alternative resource needs & approaches to better serve special clients Be able to better serve special client groups Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Explore features of integrated library system that enhance services to special clients Improved access to library materials for special clients Annual member library survey X X X X X
3.  Professional Development & Continuing Education
  Provide continuing education and training that meets member libraries needs Member library staff will receive needed training and continuing education opportunities Annual member library survey X X X X X
  SLS staff will be available to co-teach with component district school librarians lessons or professional development workshops to component district students and/or staff To provide assistance to component district librarians on using new and emerging technologies and/or educational practices. Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Promote the development of a Continuing Education and Training Committee Member library staff will participate in the development of workshops and training offerings Committee survey   X X X X
  Provide librarians training on APPR Increase the skills and ability of librarians to be instructional leaders within their schools Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Explore alternative methods of delivering staff development Expand access to staff development Delivery of staff development by alternative method and its evaluation by survey X X X X X
  Promote continuing education opportunities and training provided by system and in partnership with other systems and groups Increased opportunities for member libraries to enhance skills Increased number of programs and activities shared with member libraries X X X X X
  Expand technology integration in staff development opportunities Enhanced technology skills of member library staff Workshop evaluations X X X X X
  Expand digital training and online support resources for integrated library system users More knowledgeable end users Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Teach  use of enhanced services of  integrated library system Increased access to material and creation of content by clients Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Provide access to and information regarding on-line tutorials for technology Enhanced access to self education options Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Teach librarians to use integrated library system to analyze collection for collection development Improved student resources Training evaluations X X X X X
  Teach librarians features of integrated library system for enhanced services to special clients Improved access for special clients Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Provide member libraries the tools to support user generated content creation Users know how to create their own multimedia content Training evaluations X X X X X
4. Consulting and Development Services.
  Migrate remaining libraries to Follett Destiny Library Manager Improved student access to both traditional and digital resources through integrated portal that supports 21st century skills Member  participation  X        
  Present districts with a textbook management solution Provide districts the opportunity to purchase a textbook management system from BOCES Member feedback   X X X X
  Enhance library portal to include digital resources Increased use of resources available in integrated library system Member feedback X X X X X
  Provide training and support for integrated library system Create advanced Follett Destiny Users Annual member library and workshop surveys X X X X X
  Provide timely upgrades of integrated library systems Users have most up-to-date versions Current version in use X X X X X
  Explore hand-held, mobile technology and relationship to automation systems Ability to allow users to have 24-7 access to library materials anywhere Improved access to library resources X X X X X
  Promote information on library trends  Increased awareness by member libraries of their profession Member library response to information sharing X X X X X
  Provide component districts monthy usage statistics for varous SLS services Districts will be aware of what BOCES SLS services are being used Monthy reports to each component district X X X X X
  Maintain professional collection for member libraries Increased access to professional literature Circulation of professional collection X X X X X
  Upon request from component districts, the SLS Director will help each district perfrom a school library media program review Promote outstanding school library media programs within the Monroe 2 Orleans region. Member feedback X X X X X
5.  Coordinated Services
  Promote shared services that will enhance member library services individually and as a whole. Improved access to resources through networking  Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Expand online database consortium through increased partnerships Improve efficiencies and costs Online survey X X X X X
  Explore new ways to coordinate sharing member libraries’ expertise and best practices Expand connections among member libraries Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Provide member libraries information and access to eBooks Provide eBooks for member libraries to use Usage statisitcs around eBooks X X X X X
 6.  Awareness and Advocacy
  Promote  awareness of the role of school librarians and school library systems in enhancing education  Better informed educational community Member library feedback X X X X X
  Promote participation in advocacy efforts within region and State Increased participation by member libraries in advocacy Letter and e-mail writing campaign X X X X X
  Promote value of school libraries and library systems with area legislators Schedule yearly appointments with elected officials Number of legislative visits X X X X X
  Work with area College Libraries to learn what skills are needed for incoming students Academic librarian to serve on Counil and have representation in RRLC Committee Yearly evaluation X X X X X
  Promote use of advocacy tools  Member libraries will have resources to use in their awareness and advocacy efforts Evaluation of advocacy tools by member libraries X X X X X
  Encourage member libraries to present at library and non-library conferences Expanded opportunities to increase awareness of value of school libraries The number of opportunities shared and feedback from member libraries X X X X X
7. Communications among member libraries
  Update the SLS website to make it user friendly for end users Provide a single point of access for all SLS services and infomrational pieces Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Strengthen effective communication and cooperation among member libraries and with the school library system. More informed membership and school library system Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Develop and monitor an online communication system for library support staff Library support staff have increased opportunities  to network with each other Feedback from ILL Committee and online discussions X X X X X
  Analyze member plan Increased awareness of member libraries’ resources and needs Annal member library survey X X X X X
  Develop and maintain online collobration tool  for integrated library system  users (Destiny) Greater knowledge of integrated library system and  increased sharing  Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Provide yearly forum for interlibrary loan personnel to share Increased sharing of ideas, tips and networking Forum evaluation X X X X X
  Provide member libraries an online collobration community designed for their needs Provide member libraries a place to share ideas, lessons, current trends involving school libraries Usage of the online community X X X X X
8. Cooperation efforts with other library systems
  Partner with other library systems to strengthen SLS resources and services Effective use of regional resources to improve services to member libraries Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Partner with other library systems to strengthen SLS resources and services Development of regional staff developlment opportunites Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Partner with other library systems to strengthen SLS resources and services Development of regional staff development calendar Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Provide access to union catalog of member libraries’ holdings. Members will have access to each other’s collections through our Union Catalog. Interlibrary Loan Committee’s and member libraries’ annual evaluation X X X X X
  Partner with RRLC to provide access for schools to regional union catalog. Improve access for member libraries to regional collections Interlibrary Loan Committee’s and member libraries’ annual evaluation. X X X X X
  Research union catalog systems Discover if there is a system that would better serve the access needs of member libraries Research Report & Recommendation   X   X  
  As a system, be active within NYALS to promote ongoing library system cooperation. Partner with various library systems across New York State to promote libraries and library related topics Participation in NYALS events X X X X X