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Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Description: This presentation discusses selecting and assessing practicum students, the goals and competencies, learning objectives, and gives examples of necessary skills.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Elements of a Succession Plan

Description: Poster presented at the 2011 ALA Learning Roundtable Conference. This poster presents information about succession plans. It covers succession plan strategies, competencies for key positions, candidates' skills, and development plans.
Date: 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

BARC Tips for Tiny Libraries

Description: Report providing tips for small libraries to get started using Biblionix Automated Retrospective Conversion's (BARC's) "Apollo" integrated library system.
Date: July 3, 2015
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

HAM: A Hybrid Aquisitions Model for Public Libraries

Description: This book chapter discusses how to operationalize acquisitions through a discussion of various models of acquisitions, encompassing budgeting, working with vendors, selection, ordering, receiving, processing, and overall administration of the process.
Date: 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT Libraries

Textbooks Weighing You Down? Check out our E-Readers [Poster]

Description: This poster discusses a grant project for purchasing e-book readers as a way of circulating textbooks to college students at the University of North Texas. The poster includes text, a timeline, graphs, photos of marketing materials, and sample survey questions from the project.
Date: June 30, 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Sears, Suzanne
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

Keeping it Fair: Using Rubrics in Hiring and Evaluations

Description: Presentation for a webinar offered by the American Library Association (ALA) Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). This presentation discusses using rubrics in hiring and evaluations to keep things fair.
Date: April 23, 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Leuzinger, Julie
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Serenity Now! Overcoming the Fear of Negative Evaluation

Description: Presentation for the 2014 Texas Library Association (TLA) Supervisor's, Managers, and Administrators Round Table (SMART) Summit. This presentation discusses overcoming the fear of negative evaluations.
Date: October 24, 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian; Leuzinger, Julie & Crawford, Laurel
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Professional Learning Communities & Personal Learning Networks in Information Science

Description: This presentation is part of a Doctoral Student Special Interest Group (SIG) panel discussion group from the 2012 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). Doctoral students discuss various ways to keep up with changes in information science and technology through developing professional learning communities.
Date: January 2012
Creator: Hill, Valerie; Bartoletti, Robin; Helge, Kris & Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Information

Hidden Collections Redux: Summer 2013

Description: This report is offers an update on the hidden collections at the UNT Libraries. Its purpose is to serve as a true representation of the collections in the UNT Libraries with little or no access.
Date: 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian; Parks, Sue; Phillips, Mark Edward & Sears, Suzanne
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2011-2015: A Plan to Advance the Strategic Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

Description: This report discusses the five-year strategic plan for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to reach its goal of becoming a top tier research library by 2015. It includes an analysis of the status of the UNT Libraries in relation to the university campus strategic plan and to peer institutions. In addition, it provides an outline of the specific goals and targets adopted to reach top tier status, organized into five categories: Creative Partnerships, Innovative Services, Scholarly Outcomes Assessment, Quality Collections, and Well-Designed Spaces.
Date: October 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Brannon, Sian; Jackson, Scott; Parks, Sue et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2015-2018: A Plan to Continue Advancing the Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

Description: This document summarizes key strategic priorities for the UNT Libraries in the 2015 - 2018 period, and will inform planning activities during this time. This document lays out the primary directions that the UNT Libraries will undertake during four years. It builds on previous work and accomplishments, and serves as a transition guide for moving beyond the 2011-2015 strategic plan.
Date: 2015
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Brannon, Sian; Jackson, Scott; Parks, Sue et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries