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Development Plan: Resources

WVLC Recommended Guideline

The New Planning for Results:  A Streamlined Approach by Sandra Nelson

Each public library in West Virginia should have a copy.  If you cannot locate your copy, please contact for more information.  The revised edition, Strategic Planning for Results, is also available from the West Virginia State Library.

WVLC Provided Resources

  • All Archived Webinars
  • Get Your Plan On, slides
  • Get Your Plan On, multimedia
  • Listening to Your Community, slides - originally presented at the WVLA Fall Conference 2013
  • Listening to Your Community, multimedia (coming soon)



This online site is where you can access Workforms from Strategic Planning for Results by Sandra Nelson.  Once you create a free account, you can access the Workforms and other free resources.

ALA Planning Resources

Planning resources from the American Library Association.

Libraries Transforming Communities - American Library Association

Tools and training for leading community engagement.

Library Science Professional Collection

West Virginia Library Commission State Library Services maintains one of the largest library studies collections in the state. Included in this collection are books, print journals, online databases and other materials. Librarians, library staffs, and students working on a MLS or Media Specialist degrees are the primary users.

The following materials are available from the State Library and are part of the Library Science Professional Collection.  We encourage you to use these materials, as well as any other materials from the collection.

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