Small Library Management Program

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The SLM program consists of 4 Core Course workshops: Management & Leadership Essentials, Collection Development, Reference, and Technology. Please visit our FAQ page for more info.

Below is the Core Courses tentative schedule:


  • Management & Leadership Essentials

      3 day workshop - Fall 2014 & Spring 2015

     Tentative Schedule & Topics Covered

          Day One:

          Management & leadership principles, Management documents including policies and procedures, Basic human resources including job descriptions, Communication to stakeholders

          Day Two:

          Leadership essentials, Coaching, Communication.

           Day Three:

     Financial Management: Budgeting, Expenditures, Internal controls, Financial statements, Purchasing, Long term financial planning.

     Day 3 can be substituted by taking an online course. Instructions on how to enroll to Day 3 online alternative Financial Management for Texas Libraries are available HERE.


  • Reference Services

       Online self-paced course, coming soon!

     Enroll in an online alternative Get on the Bus: Rev Up Your Reference Training HERE at any   time.

      For more info please contact Irena  at 512-463-5475.


  • Collection Development

       Online self-paced course, coming soon!

         For more info please contact Irena  at 512-463-5475.  


  • Technology for the Small Public Library

       Online self-paced course, coming soon!

         For more info please contact Irena  at 512-463-5475. 


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