Sandra Nelson

Sandra Nelson is a consultant, speaker, trainer, and writer specializing in public library planning and management issues. She has worked in both small and large public libraries and in two state library agencies. She has presented hundreds of training programs and facilitated strategic planning processes in dozens libraries during the past thirty years. She was named Librarian of the Year by the Arizona State Library Association in 1987, received the ASCLA Professional Achievement Award in 1996, and received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of North Texas School of Information Science in 1999. She chaired the committee that developed the original Planning for Results: A Public Library Transformation Process (1997). She is the author of Planning fpr Results: A Streamlined Approach (2001) and she is co-author of Creating Policies for Results: From Chaos to Clarity (2003), Wired for the Future: Developing Your Library Technology Plan (1999) and Managing For Results: Effective Resource Allocation for Public Libraries (2000), all published by ALA. She is currently the Senior Editor of the PLA Results series.

Products by Sandra Nelson: 
Image for Stress Less: Taming the Tensions in Your Life -- digital download
Image for Time Flies…But Where? Time Management Tips and Tools -- digital download
Image for Managing for Results: Effective Resource Allocation for Public Libraries
Image for Creating Policies for Results: From Chaos to Clarity
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Image for Customer Service: Balancing Rights and Responsibilities -- digital download
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