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For Trustee Training and Board Development, contact Margo Gustina.
To read past Trustee Tuesday posts, check out the Trustee Tuesday Compendium – all the best from 2016 – 2018 organized by Trustee Responsibilities and hot-linked for your convenience. Or see a list of past posts here: Trustee Tuesday.
Sexual Harassment Prevention – STLS Guidance Brief September 2018 (.pdf with links)
Guidance from Stephanie Adams Esq. on approaches to the new law: this was really written to handle questions from systems and consortia, but you might find the approach to the law and the legal asides useful when developing your local policies and practice.
Policy Templates for your Convenience:
Challenge to Library Materials Policy Template (Word .docx)
Conflict of Interest Policy Template (Word .docx)
Disclosure of Interests Template (Word .docx)
Confidentiality of Library Records Policy Template (Word .docx)
Law Enforcement Inquiry Procedure Template (Word .docx)
Wireless Internet Policy Template (Word .docx)
Invite Brian or Margo for a consultation. We’ll give an overview of the process and we’ll facilitate it with you, if that is what you choose.
2017 Construction Aid: https://www.stls.org/construction-aid
OSC Practice of Internal Controls (.pdf document)
OSC Audit findings 2014 (.pdf document)
Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries For Today’s Complex World by RD Lankes (Read August 2016)
Bibliotech: Why Libraries Even More in an Age of Google by John Palfrey (Read November 2016)
THE BAD-ASS LIBRARIANS OF TIMBUKTU And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer (Read March 2017)
The Future Is Now: Current Papers on Library Trends & Research (Read May 2017)
The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town . . . and the World by Jan Louch (Read August 2017)
Libraries Out Loud Video Series(Read November 2017)
Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World by Rebekkah Smith Aldrch (Read March 2018)
Resilience (Center for the Future of Libraries, Book 2) by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (Read October 2018)