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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 Library Section Director for more information.  The revised edition, Strategic Planning for Results, is also available from the West Virginia State Library.


‚ÄčALA Planning Resources -This is a members only section of the ALA website. To use the individual must have an ALA membership. 

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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