Infrastructure Management for Public Libraries

Infrastructure Management for Public Libraries
1 hour coourse
Certification paid
Course by EdX
Infrastructure Management for Public Libraries
What will you learn?
How to discuss, contract, and manage services from outside providers.
How to make decisions about technology policies, eRATE for Internet services, etc.
How to set up annual and long-term maintenance budgets and schedules.
How to post a maintenance job for bid.
About the course

In this course, part of the Public Library Management Professional Certificate program, we’ll explore the ongoing infrastructure support that library leaders must facilitate, including:

  • maintenance
  • insurance
  • contract services
  • patron privacy
  • technology
  • budgets
  • policies

You’ll learn how these decisions are made to ensure long-term sustainability.

Infrastructure Management for Public Libraries
Learn how library managers and directors make key operational decisions regarding maintenance, insurance, technology, and more.
Josie Barnes Parker
Josie Barnes Parker
Director Ann Arbor District Library, Michigan
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