ALA Competency 8:
Administration & Management

8A. The principles of planning and budgeting in libraries and other information agencies.

8B. The principles of effective personnel practices and human resource development.

8C. The concepts behind, and methods for, assessment and evaluation of library services and their outcomes.

8D. The concepts behind, and methods for, developing partnerships, collaborations,networks, and other structures with all stakeholders and within communities served.

8E. The concepts behind, issues relating to, and methods for, principled, transformational leadership.

5K Project Plan

The Carmel-by-the-Sea July 5th 5K Fun Run benefitting the Wounded Warriors Project is a mock-up of an event project plan. Timelines, schedules, budgets, and information contained within would be sufficient to guide a first-time event manager through the successful completion of the event.

INFO5306 - Project Management for Information Systems | Spring 2021
Project Description:Throughout the semester, students work in groups to provide a complete project plan for a 5K Fun Run to benefit a nonprofit of their choice. Students learn the process of planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating systems of all project types and sizes as defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge. The project assists students in learning how to serve as a project manager to help organizations reach optimal effectiveness.
Contributions: Team leader, final project proposal design, budget, and assisted in copy editing of all sections.
ALA Competencies: 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 8E

Information Organization Project

The Information Organization Project (IOP) is one of the degree's more infamous projects. Tasked with creating an information system for a specific user-base, students spend the entire semester updating, changing, and justifying their actions in the best interest of the user. The project incorporated many aspects of information and library science including research, cataloging, troubleshooting, and overall system analysis. The assignment was helpful in integrating educational knowledge and seeing how it applies to real-world scenarios.

INFO5200 - Introduction to Information Organization | Summer 2020
Project Description:The Information Organization Project (IOP) is developed in four stages during the semester. The assignment provides the opportunity to synthesize the knowledge gained in this course including technical writing, research, user/demographic insight, and database creation. The IOP brings together all aspects of organizing a particular collection of information objects for a specific set of users, including hands-on experience with appropriate database software. The deliverable for this assignment is a written report in the form of a technical manual that describes the organization system and its implementation in a specific database management system (DBMS).
ALA Competencies: 1I, IJ, 3A, 3B, 3C, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 5A, 5B, 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 8E

SWOT Analysis

A SWOT analysis can help provide libraries with an in-depth understanding of their collections and services. By examining the four facets, librarians can help the organization have a clear understanding of the overall business landscape to help in pushing the library forward towards success.

INFO5200 - Introduction to Information Organization | Summer 2020
Project Description: Choose one of the four scenarios and complete a SWOT analysis. Write a short paper explaining your rationale.
ALA Competencies: 1H, 1I, 1J, 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 8E

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