Revision of Main Initiatives at ANRL from Fri, 02/27/2015 - 05:52

Initiatives at ANRL

Feb 27, 2015 rap

  1. Publicize and Energize ANRL Submit articles to organizations. Encourage Clubs to add links on their Web sites to ANRL.
  2. Grow Membership Find new incentives. ANRL Members can now borrow books and videos.
  3. Complete the Inventory Books and Videos are done. Magazines are half done. Lots more work needed for all Library material.
  4. Complete the Scanning Magazines are 50% complete as of Feb 26, 2015. Rescan is needed for Who’s Who, Club Folders, and some Newsletters. Scanning of books, photos, postcards has not been started.
  5. Unify the Library We all need to work together and build one Library. We need to link Magazine Inventory with Scanned Magazines and Metadata in legacy Database. We need to link Membership with Clubs. We need to index all archives.
  6. Search for Research Librarian ANRL is seeking help from a professional librarian.
  7. Enhance Research This involves linking metadata with cross-references throughout our database to help researchers find information.
  8. Build Digital Archive Migrate all digital data to ANRL’s Dropbox
  9. Update ANRL’s Web site The Web site is good but could be improved.
  10. Mentor Program Training classes are now being offered improve skills of volunteers and train them for new library positions.8. Partner with Academic Institutions ANRL is investigating this with the help of Carl Hild and Paul LeValley.
  11. Understand Copyright Laws and Limitations We would like to share our material in a safe way which is within Copyright Laws.
  12. Update Standard Operating Procedures and ByLaws