Quality Assurance Plan (QAP)

QUALITY ASSURANCE PLAN (QAP)

in the framework of the „Library Network Support Services: modernising libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus through library staff development and reforming libraries [LNSS]” project.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

1.      Strengthening and modernizing the Scientific Library by realizing the aim and objectives of the project „Library Network Support Services: modernising libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus through library staff development and reforming libraries [LNSS]”.

2.      Improve the skills and abilities of library staff by developing innovative libraries as support for education and lifelong learning.

3.      Elaboration of a library development strategy focused on improving the quality and performance standards for the Scientific Library of the Academy of Public Administration and subsequently for the libraries in the Republic of Moldova.

4.      Improving the quality of library and higher education services, increasing their relevance to the labor market and society.

5.      Strengthen management, innovation capabilities and library accessibility through strategic planning and policy-making.

6.      Establishing and maintaining an Eastern Partnership Network for LNSS Project for the dissemination, sustainability and exploitation of project results both at institutional, national and Eastern Partnership regions for the exchange of knowledge, experience, training and expertise in region.

 

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

-          Implementation of English for Specific Purposes (libraries and library terminology) trainings for all target groups;

-          In-depth analysis of training and research needs, development of professional skills of librarians;

-          Implementation of the innovative LNSS curriculum that includes a host of relevant and modern modules for the development of library staff in line with the needs of the 21st century library and the needs of library staff training in the Information Age;

-          Develop and implement library research training programs to help users to identify, to locate, to evaluate effectively and ethically the use of information.

-          Introduction of innovative services in the library, in particular, on-line services.

-          Development of strategic initiatives focused on access to library collections and services for people with special needs;

-          Publication of the manual containing the results of the partner library's training materials in the project;

-          Updating the regulatory framework and library policies in line with international standards.

 

ACTIVITIES:

1.      Involvement of qualified persons (training, skills, motivation, teamwork experience for project implementation). (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan, October 2015)

2.      Participation in all management meetings and planned preparations within the institutional, national and mobility project. (Project team members. 2016-2018)

3.      Organization and promotion of courses, seminars, courses and other forms of training for librarians and users. (Team trainers. 2016-2018)

4.      Organizing meetings to disseminate the knowledge accumulated by APAM librarians and to promote them in the national library environment. (Rodica Soieski-Camerzan. 2016-2018)

5.      Ensure the project's visibility and visibility. (Project team members 2016-2018)

6.      Compliance with IFLA standards and national standards in creating and implementing new and deliverable services. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan, Igor Neaga 2017-2018)

7.      Providing English-language training for employees: Creating level groups, inviting teachers and teachers participating in the course. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan, Igor Neaga. 2017-2018)

8.      Implications in research and development of modules, creation of a library network Support for libraries involved in the project and library colleagues from Moldova. (Project team members 2017-2018)

9.      Module presentation and content implementation in library activities, processes and products. (Project team members 2017-2018)

10.  Elaboration of APAM’s Scientific Library strategy (2017-2020), collection policy, updating of personnel policy. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan. 2017)

11.  Elaboration and approval of Open Access Policy at APAM. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan. 2017)

12.  Elaboration and approval of the Regulation on the organization and functioning of the APAM Institutional Repository. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan. 2018)

13.  Establishment of APAM institutional repository. (Sergiu Carcea. Igor Neaga. 2018)

14.  Implementation of the Koha library integrated software. (Sergiu Carcea. Igor Neaga. 2018)

15.  Purchase of technical equipment in accordance with the Project's recommendations. (Igor Neaga, Sergiu Carcea. 2016-2018)

16.  Creating the Multimedia Hall. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan. Sergiu Carcea. 2018)

17.  Performing proper quality control and verifying all processes and activities carried out within the project. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan. 2016-2018)

18.  Preparation and submission of project reports in a timely manner, including the audit report. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan, Igor Neaga, Silvia Dulschi. 2017)

19.  Documenting all actions and processes, accompanied by appropriate work packages. (Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan, Igor Neaga. 2017 -2018)

20.  Ensuring quality financial management. Present financial reports in a timely manner. (Mariana Griţco, Rodica Sobieski-Camerzan. 2016-2018)

 

Rodica SOBIESKI-CAMERZAN,

Director of the APAM Scientific Library

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