Long range planning for public libraries by Floyd Dickman

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Published by State Library of Ohio in Columbus .

Written in English

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  • Public libraries -- Ohio -- Planning.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 56-59).

Book details

Statementby Floyd C. Dickman.
SeriesOccasional paper / State Library of Ohio ;, Series 1, no. 1-6, Occasional paper (State Library of Ohio) ;, Ser. 1, no. 1-6.
ContributionsState Library of Ohio.
LC ClassificationsZ679.5 .D53 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1815266M
LC Control Number89621637

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NPL Long Range Plan A. INTRODUCTION The purpose of this Long Range Plan is to provide a framework for the executive-level management and decision-making of the library. It sets general priorities and direction for the Director and the Board of Trustees and identifies the major annual activities to be achieved.

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Thank you to the staff of the Needham Free Public Library for its participation in the Long Range Planning process. It will be its hard work, dedication, collaboration, and team effort that will see these initiatives to their fruition Planning Committee Members Thank you to the members of the Strategic Planning Committee who devoted their time.

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