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Strategic Planning for Libraries: Tips, Tools, & Techniques

You will find resources you need to plan and develop a successful strategic plan.

Community Assessment

Examples of community surveys: 

Developing Your Strategic Plan

Incorporating Evaluation into Your Strategic Plan

Designing Your Strategic Plan

Examples of Strategic Plans:
Examples of Plan Summaries:

Implementing & Reporting Your Progress

Engaging Staff

Ideation Techniques

A goal with out a plan is just a wish.  - Antoine de Sainte-Exupery

Workshop Slides

Workshop Slides (Eberle, March 2019)

Strategic Planning Tips, Tools, and Techniques

Strategic Planning Tips Tools and Techniques

From the MLS Professional Collection

The MLS Team is committed to providing services that benefit and contribute to the library profession’s core values: diversity, inclusion, equity, access to information, free expression, privacy, and social justice.