Tulsa City-County Library System Approves Three-Year Strategic Plan
UPDATED: We’ve added a link to the just approved strategic plan discussed in the article at the bottom of this post.
From the Tulsa World:
Tulsa City-County Library commissioners on Thursday approved a three-year strategic plan with a heavy emphasis on implementing new technologies at all branches.
The library’s five goals are to help Tulsa County children grow up able to compete globally; to be financially sound and serve as an engine of economic growth for the region; to conduct business using innovation and best practices; to have a reputation as a best place to work; and to be a center for community, reading, lifelong learning and access to information for all.
“Our No. 1 goal is that the children of Tulsa to grow up to be able to compete globally,” [Library CEO Gary] Shaffer said.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.