Section 4. Mission Statement, Goal Statements, Intended Results and Evaluation Methods

Public Library Systems
January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2021

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4.1

The Library System’s Mission Statement

(The Instructions include the definition of the mission statement.)

 

Minimum Requirement for questions 4.2 through 4.18 – complete one repeating group for each topic of every element.

4.2

Element 1 – RESOURCE SHARING

 

Cooperative Collection Development

 

Repeating Group #1

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.3

Element 1 – RESOURCE SHARING

 

Integrated Library System

 

Repeating Group #2

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.4

Element 1 – RESOURCE SHARING

 

Delivery

 

Repeating Group #3

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.5

Element 1 – RESOURCE SHARING

 

Interlibrary Loan

 

Repeating Group #4

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.6

Element 1 – RESOURCE SHARING

 

Digital Collections Access

 

Repeating Group #5

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.7

Element 1 – RESOURCE SHARING

 

Other (Optional)

 

Repeating Group #6

 

        1.  Topic

 

        2.  Goal Statement

 

        3.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        4.  Intended Result(s)

 

        5.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.8

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Adult Literacy

 

Repeating Group #7

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.9

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Coordinated Outreach (See Instructions for outreach target groups)

 

Repeating Group #8

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.10

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Correctional Facilities (State and County)

 

Repeating Group #9

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.11

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Youth Services (Youth to age 18 exclusive of Early Literacy)

 

Repeating Group #10

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.12

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Early Literacy (Birth to School Age with Parents/Caregivers)

 

Repeating Group #10

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.13

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Other (Optional)

 

Repeating Group #11

 

        1.  Topic

 

        2.  Goal Statement

 

        3.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        4.  Intended Result(s)

 

        5.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.14

Element 3 – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING

 

Repeating Group #12

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.15

Element 4 – CONSULTING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

 

Repeating Group #13

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.16

Element 5 – COORDINATED SERVICES FOR MEMBERS

 

Virtual Reference

 

Repeating Group #14

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.17

Element 5 – COORDINATED SERVICES FOR MEMBERS

 

Digitization Services

 

Repeating Group #15

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.18

Element 5 – COORDINATED SERVICES FOR MEMBERS

 

Other (Optional)

 

Repeating Group #16

 

  1. Topic

 

        2.  Goal Statement

 

        3.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        4.  Intended Result(s)

 

        5.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.19

Element 6 – AWARENESS AND ADVOCACY

 

Repeating Group #17

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.20

Element 7 – COMMUNICATIONS AMONG MEMBER LIBRARIES AND/OR BRANCHES

 

Repeating Group #18

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.21

Element 8 – COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS WITH OTHER LIBRARY SYSTEMS

 

Repeating Group #19

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.22

Element 9 – OTHER (Optional) – If there are other elements not listed above to be included in the System’s Plan of Service, complete one repeating group for each element.

 

Repeating Group #20

 

  1. Element

 

        2. Topic

 

        3. Goal Statement

 

        4.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        5.  Intended Result(s)

 

        6.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.23

Element 10 – CONSTRUCTION

 

Repeating Group #21

 

        1.  Goal Statement

 

        2.  Indicate year(s) during which the system will be addressing this goal (check all that apply)

 

              a.  Year 1

 

              b.  Year 2

 

              c.  Year 3

 

              d.  Year 4

 

              e.  Year 5

 

        3.  Intended Result(s)

 

        4.  Evaluation Method(s)

4.24

ASSURANCE

 

The Library System’s Plan of Service was developed in accordance with provisions of Education Law and the Regulations of the Commissioner and the requirements of the New York State Library, and was reviewed and approved by the Library System Board on (date – mm/dd/yyyy).

4.25

APPROVAL – For NYSL Use Only

 

The Library System’s Plan of Service was reviewed and approved by the New York State Library on (date – mm/dd/yyyy)

4.26

REVISION ASSURANCE

 

The Library System’s Plan of Service was revised in accordance with provisions of Education Law and the Regulations of the Commissioner and the requirements of the New York State Library, and was reviewed and approved by the Library System Council on (date – mm/dd/yyyy).

4.27

REVISION APPROVAL – For NYSL Use Only

 

The Library System’s revised Plan of Service was reviewed and approved by the New York State Library on (date – mm/dd/yyyy)

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