"Nonprofit Essentials: Managing Technology is a comprehensive work. Suitable for any size organization, the book is distinguished by its focus on ′the human factor′ along with volumes of technology information. It should prove to be an invaluable resource for administrators, volunteers, and trustees who must ensure their organization′s effective use of technology."
Richard F. Hobson, President Hobson Renaissance Solutions LLC
Chapter 1. Getting Started with Technology.
Chapter 2. Technology Planning for the Small Organization.
Chapter 3. Technology Planning for Mid–Size and Larger Organizations.
Chapter 4. Computer Applications for Nonprofit Organizations.
Chapter 5. Obtaining Technical Support.
Chapter 6. Hiring Technical Staff.
Chapter 7. Training Volunteers and Staff.
Chapter 8. Supervising Technical Volunteers and Staff.
Chapter 9. Safeguarding Essential Information.
JEANNETTE WOODWARD (Lander, WY) is?the Library Director of the Fremont County Library System with many years′ experience. It has often been?her responsibility to supervise the library′s technical staff and plan for the development of a variety of computer systems. Both of?her books published by the American Library Association, Creating the Customer–Driven Library (2004) and Countdown to a New Library (2000) include chapters on technology planning and management.?Woodward has also written a number of journal articles dealing with libraries and technology and?is the author of a chapter in the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (American Society for Information Science, 1996) entitled Cataloging and Classifying the Internet." She speaks occasionally at library association conferences and workshops.