Edge 2.0 – The Technology Tool to Get You from Assessment to Impact
Hear from the Edge Team directly about Edge 2.0, including assessment and planning tools for your library. This webinar will walk you through the new assessment structure and platform features to streamline your use of Edge for measuring the impact of your library and planning future services.
Edge Coffee Breaks
These bite-sized online events will give you the basics on Edge resources and features to advance your library's digital inclusion work in 15 minutes.
The Community Data Toolkit
The Edge team will walk you through the information in the Community Data Toolkit, including identifying data and sharing data.
The Community Needs Assessment ToolkitThe Edge team will walk you through the information in the Community Needs Assessment Toolkit, including library examples and steps to completing your own needs assessment.
The Launching Your S.M.A.R.T. Goals ToolkitThe Edge team will walk you through the information in the Launching Your S.M.A.R.T. Goals Toolkit, including useful tools and library examples to inspire your action plan.
The Edge Snapshot Report
The Edge team will introduce you to the newest feature in the Edge platform, the Snapshot, a new way to visualize and share your library's Edge results and impact.
Build how your library uses data to inform its approaches with a new Edge series that explores data your library has, information on the local community and how you communicate and share that information.
This webinar will show how you can identify community needs through national and local sources and how this information can bolster your library decision-making.
Communicating Data to Your Stakeholders
This webinar will show you strategies to engage with your local government leaders and partners with data about your library's impact and programs, including sharing your Edge Assessment results.
Assessment Building Blocks
Haven't taken the Edge Assessment yet? Learn how to complete each section of the Edge Assessment and how other libraries have used the Edge Assessment to create change, improve services and increase funding in this video series.
This video unpacks the first strategic area of the Edge Assessment, which measures how your library uses services and technologies to serve the community.
Engaging the Community
This video unpacks the second strategic area of the Edge Assessment, which measures your library’s position as a community partner and leader.
This video unpacks the third strategic area of the Edge Assessment, which measures how your library’s management practices relate to digital services and programs.
Beyond the Assessment
Finished your Assessment and ready to leverage your Edge results? Learn how to harness the Edge platform, resources and features across three of the Edge cyclical phases in this video series.
Prepare - Understanding Your Community Context
This video will walk you through the Prepare section of your Edge dashboard, focusing on gathering information about your community to establish a list of community needs and priorities.
Compare - Understanding Your Assessment Results
This video will walk you through the Compare section of your Edge dashboard and examine the different ways to analyze and filter your Edge results to identify your library’s strengths and opportunities.
Act - Crafting your S.M.A.R.T. Action Plan
This video will walk you through the Act section of your Edge dashboard and introduce you to a planning framework for establishing goals for your library based on your Edge Assessment results.