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Organizational Structure

Co-convenors: Jake Odland, David Peterson
Month of Meeting: April
Meeting Date: Friday, April 15, 2011
Meeting Time: 9:30 - 5:00
Meeting Location: Rice Street Branch Library, 1011 Rice St, St Paul 55117
Recommended Reading:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/27/business/27libraries.html?_r=1 - Anger as Private Company Takes Over Libraries, NY Times

http://www.commissions.leg.state.mn.us/csi/CSI%20Report%2012-15-10%20final.pdf - Minnesota Commission on Service Innovation: Strategic Plan and Report to the Legislature, Dec  15, 2010
http://www.pcworld.com/article/215445/towards_a_national_transition_plan_for_libraries.html - Towards a National Transition Plan for Libraries, PC World

Get Ahead of Outsourcing http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/features/01192011/get-ahead-outsourcing   (JS)
Lean Library Management: Eleven Strategies for Reducing Costs and Improving Services  
by John Huber (pub date: Jan 31, 2011)    (JS)

Minnesota State Statues:
Chapter 134 https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=134 covers Public Libraries
Public Library Service https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes?id=134.07
Establishment of Regional Public Libraries: https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes?id=134.20
Payments to Regional Systems: https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=134.34
Requirement of County Fiscal Support to Regional Systems: https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=134.341
Establishment of Multi-type systems: https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=134.351

Samuel Olu Adeyoyin . Managing the Library's Corporate Culture for Organizational Efficiency, Productivity, and Enhanced Service Library Philosophy and Practice Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 2006)