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LTA Policy Database Search Features Handbook Highlight: Suggested Policy Categories Public Library Law in NYS by Robert Allan Carter
Designing a “Policy Development Template” Policy Spotlight:
Collection Development and Weeding
Committee on Open Government Mid-Hudson Library System
Policy Development Checklist Policy Spotlight:
Emergency Policies and Procedures
Retention and Disposition of Records (NYS Archives)
Policy Organization Handbook Highlight: Ethics and Conflict of Interest Archives Schedules:
C0-2 (p. 116 of manual)
ED-1 (p.56 of manual)
MU-1 (p.80 of manual)
MI-1 (p. 101 of manual)
Handbook Highlight: Policy Development (p. 24 of manual) Policy Spotlight:
Information Sharing (FOIL, Public Access, etc.)
Policy Spotlight:
Internet and Electronic Resources 2.0
Handbook Highlight: Risk Management Policy Spotlight: Records Retention and Disposition

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