Reference Policy

Course Description
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Reference policy is the foundation upon which reference services are built. This course will take you step by step in the policy development process. Come learn how to create policy whether for face-to-face, telephone, or virtual reference services. Also, learn to write guidelines that will provide you, your co-workers, and library users with the understanding of how reference services fit within the overall vision and mission of your institution.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify key steps in the policy development process
  • Evaluate how reference policy fits with the vision and mission of the institution
  • Create a reference policy for your organization
  • Demonstrate understanding of reference policy development with hands on examples
Target Audience: 
Librarians and paraprofessionals who need to develop reference policy for their institution.
Prerequisites: 
None
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • There will be both in class and at home assignments to be completed.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
4
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$140.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$165.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$175.00
Non-member Fee: 
$200.00
Scheduled Dates

July 11 - 12, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT (Register Now) -- Early Bird Deadline: June 19