The next steps to implementing a library’s strategic plan

Contact: Jill Davis

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For Immediate Release

May 5, 2009

ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, just released
“Implementing for Results” by Sandra Nelson for the Public Library Association (PLA). For nearly two decades, the PLA Results Series has been the definitive resource for practical everyday management. This latest addition to the series is a follow-up to
“Strategic Planning for Results” and offers

  • Tips to help determine which activities effectively support goals and objectives
  • Tools needed for staff to prepare and effectively communicate change
  • Necessary steps for reviewing current and potential library activities

Sandra Nelson is a consultant, speaker, trainer and writer specializing in public library planning and management issues. During her career, she has worked in both large and small public libraries and in state library agencies. Nelson also chaired the PLA committee that developed numerous PLA Planning Process publications.

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