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Librarians' Toolkit

The Librarians' Toolkit brings together resources that can inform your approach to everyday management tasks. Best practices form the basic "tools" in this kit, and include information about planning, policies, job descriptions, ethics, professional organizations and networking -- and more!



  1. Advocacy for Libraries -- telling your story to media, elected officials and funders
  2. Acronyms and Abbreviations for Libraries
  3. American Indian Library Association
  4. American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Resources (ARRA)
  5. Annual Reports for New Mexico Public Libraries
  6. Basic Reference Resources
  7. Books by Mail
  8. Consulting Services
  9. Continuing Education
  10. Core Competencies
  11. Directory of New Mexico Libraries
  12. Electronic Discussion Lists for Librarians
  13. E-Rate
  14. Ethical Responsibilities
  15. Funding for Libraries -- Federal and State
  16. GO BONDS
  17. Health Resources
  18. Hitchhiker blog / Hitchhiker archives
  19. Interlibrary Loan
  20. Interviewing Suggestions
  21. Library Foundations Guide
  22. Library Laws of New Mexico
  23. Library Bill of Rights
  24. Library Board Fundamentals
  25. Library Calculator -- Value of the Library
  26. Library Construction and Renovation Projects
  27. Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped (LBPH)
  28. Library Job Descriptions
  29. NewsBank
  30. Photos -- Using Photos Taken at Your Library
  31. Plans and Policies
  32. Professional Organizations
  33. Programs and Services for New Mexico Libraries
  34. Public Performance Rights for Films
  35. Questionnaires & Surveys
  36. Research Assistance
  37. Small & Rural Libraries -- Resources
  38. New Mexico Library Snapshot Day 2015
  39. Subject Guide to NM Government Resources
  40. State Approved Vendors
  41. USA Patriot Act in the Library
  42. Youth Services

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