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Author(s):Savard, Don
Author Affiliation:Certified Sports Field Manager and Director, Athletic Facilities and Grounds, Salesianum School, Vice President, SFMANJ
Title:Building a better toolbox - tools you can use! - Part 3: The information toolset - identifying your resources
Article Series:Building a better toolbox - tools you can use! - part 3
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 6, No. 2, March/April 2006, p. 16.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Career growth; Certification; Education; Information resources; Online services; Networking; Product labeling; Professional services; Professionalism
Abstract/Contents:Provides advice on how to acquire information regarding how to best maintain a field, stating that "even the best grounds managers don't know all the answers to their questions." Recommends gathering information from employers and coworkers, advising to "listen, ask questions, and learn from them." Presents the possibility of utilizing literary and web sources, providing a few names of publications. Indicates that classes at community colleges are available in order to acquire more certification. States that "some of the best clearinghouses of information are professional organizations such as the Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey, the New Jersey Turfgrass Association, and others." Emphasizes the benefit of reading the information available on product labels, suggesting that "a label is a tremendous resource."
See Also:See also Part 1, "Building a better toolbox - tools you can use! - Part 1: Communication as a tool" Update [New Jersey], 5(6) November/December 2005, p. 12 R=171724 R=171724

See also Part 2, "Building a better toolbox - tools you can use! - part 2: The information toolset - gather the facts!" Update [New Jersey], 6(1) January/February 2006, p. 5 R=171735 R=171735

See also part 4, "Builidng a better toolbox - tools you can use! - Part 4: The best management practices toolset - tools for heading problems off at the pass" Update [New Jersey], 6(3) May/June 2006, p. 16 R=171729 R=171729
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Savard, D. 2006. Building a better toolbox - tools you can use! - Part 3: The information toolset - identifying your resources. Update [New Jersey]. 6(2):p. 16.
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