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Element Goal Statement Intended Results Evaluation Method 16/17 17/18 18/19 20/21 21/22
1. Resource Sharing
          Union/Online Catalog              
  Provide tools for librarians to position themselves as instructional leaders in their schools Librarians will be able to borrow various eResouces and tools to use with their students and teachers Usage data for tools (3D printers, littleBits, Legos…) 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
          Delivery
  Broaden ILL outside of our school districts Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES will provide courier service to connect member libraries with the public libraries and area colleges ILL requests from public libraries and academic libraries X X X X X
          Interlibrary Loan
  Improve ILL skills of member library staff New staff will be provided training for ILL via onsite training, 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
          Digital Collection Access
  Evaluate Cooperative Collection Development (CCD) impact on resource sharing (regional eBook collection) Identify strengths and weaknesses of current CCD (regional eBook collection). Annual member library survey 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 the ability to create digital resource guides Librarians will have the ability create digitial resource guides that they can share across all districts Monitor usage of LibGuides 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 and 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 focusing on technology, Standards, Common Core, libraries, education, leadership, literacy… Annual member library survey X X X X X
  SLS staff will be available to co-teach with component district school librarians professional development, lesson plans, or 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 within the SLS Council 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 Empower users know how to create their own multimedia content Training evaluations X X X X X
4. Consulting and Development Services
  Present districts with a resource management solution Provide districts the opportunity to purchase a resource management system from BOCES Member feedback X 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
  Provide 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 various SLS services Districts will be aware of what BOCES SLS services are being used Usage 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 perform 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
          Virtual Reference
  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 and usage data X X X X X
  Explore new ways to coordinate sharing member libraries’ expertise and best practices Expand connections among member libraries with items such as web pages, book clubs, Makerspaces, LibGuides Monitor usage of LibGuides X X X X X
  Our districts will have access to usage data for all eResources provided by the SLS and related services. Provide our districts information about their eResources usage. Usage reports to each component district X X X X X
  Provide member libraries information and access to eBooks Provide eBooks for member libraries to use eBook usage statistics X X X X X
          Digitization Services
  N/A. We do not offer this service
 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 Sponsor a High School to College Continuum so our students are prepared for college 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 librarians to particpate at library and non-library conferences Continue to build member librarians as instructional leaders and to be recoginzed as leaders in our profession  The number of opportunities shared and feedback from member libraries X X X X X
7. Communications Among Member Libraries
  Provide a platform to share digital resources Provide a platform to share digital content 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 (Discussion Board) for library staff Library 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 Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Develop and maintain online collaboration 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
  Promote awareness of regional, state, and national organizations Member libraries will be aware of larger professional organziations. SLS Updates and NYLA Institutional Membership X X X X X
8. Cooperation Efforts with Other Library Systems
  Partner with public library systems to strengthen SLS resources and services Effective use of regional resources to improve services to member libraries with InterLibrary Loan and author visits 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 opportunites such as Tech Camp, regional professional development, regional committees… Annual member library survey X X X X X
  Promote the Rochester Regional Library Council Access Cards Provide AP Students and IB Students the ability to directly access materails from area colleges and universities Number of RRLC issued Access Cards X X X X X
  Provide access to union catalog (5 Systems) 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 (5 Systems). 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 X X X
  As a system, be active within NYALS (New York Alliance of Library Systems) 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

 

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