Did you miss keynoter, Garry Golden at the LJ Directors Summit? Don’t miss him again! Be sure to register for this upcoming webcast: Discover a 21st Century Roadmap for Community Outcomes. It’s next Tuesday, March 6 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. Garry blew everyone away with his presentation at the Summit. He was inspiring, relevant, challenging […]
Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 2:00 PM ET/11:00 AM Join us as we explore some of the key themes from the Library Journal 2011 Directors’ Summit, held in partnership with Columbus Metropolitan Library. Garry Golden speaks and Patrick Losinski, executive director of Columbus Metropolitan Library (Ohio), will lead a discussion between Garry and the audience. Library Journal’s Editor-in-Chief Francine Fialkoff will give the welcoming introductions. The archive is now available for on-demand viewing.
In these dire economic times, with too many Americans out of work or living below the poverty line and too few receiving a decent basic education, governments at all levels are shifting toward outcome-based or evidence-based measurement and so, too, are the institutions and organizations, including nonprofits, that serve their communities. They’re looking at big picture issues that will move their constituents forward. They’re collaborating broadly to ascertain what it is that their community values, to determine and adopt goals, to develop and deliver needed services, and to gauge impact—and then to go back and do it all over again and again.