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

Public Library Systems
January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2016

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4.1

The Library System’s Mission Statement (Refer to the Introductory section for the definition of the mission statement.)

 

Minimum Requirement for questions 4.2 though 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

 

Other (Optional)

 

Repeating Group #5

 

        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)

4.7

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Adult Literacy

 

Repeating Group #6

 

        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)

4.8

Element 2 – SPECIAL CLIENT GROUPS

 

Coordinated Outreach

 

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

 

Correctional Facilities (State and Local)

 

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

 

Youth Services

 

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

 

Other (Optional)

 

Repeating Group #10

 

        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)

4.12

Element 3 – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

Repeating Group #11

 

        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 5 – CONSULTING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

 

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)

4.14

Element 6 – COORDINATED 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)

4.15

Element 7 – AWARENESS AND ADVOCACY

 

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)

4.16

Element 8 – COMMUNICATIONS AMONG MEMBER LIBRARIES AND/OR BRANCH LIBRARIES

 

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)

4.17

Element 9 – COOPERATIVE EFFORTS WITH OTHER LIBRARY SYSTEMS

 

Repeating Group #16

 

        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 10 – CONSTRUCTION

 

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)

4.19

Element 11 – CENTRAL LIBRARY SERVICES

 

Provide the URL of the 2012-2016 Central Library Plan.

4.20

Element 12 – DIRECT ACCESS

 

Provide the URL of the 2012-2016 Direct Access Plan approved by the New York State Library.

4.21

Element 13 – OTHER (Optional) – If there are other elements in the System’s Plan of Service not listed above, complete one repeating group for each element.

 

Repeating Group #18

 

        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)

4.22

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).

4.23

APPROVAL

 

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

Public library systems only

Reference and research library resources systems only

School library systems only

Last Updated: April 2, 2010