Alison Ernst Associates is a library consulting practice assisting librarians, libraries, and related organizations to provide the best possible service to their constituents.


Library Services:

• Strategic planning
• Principle-centered management coaching
• Program evaluation
• Leadership training
• Managing change
• Interim directing
• Multi-type library cooperation facilitation


Special Projects:

• Policy revision
• Position descriptions
• Weeding

"I am passionate about libraries and
their role as the heart of whatever
community they serve.”

Related services:

• Research and writing
• Focus group facilitation
• Mission clarification and visioning


Author of
“Information Commons and Independent School Libraries” in Independent School Libraries: Perspectives on Excellence, edited by Dorcas Hand.

Alison Ernst Associates • 59 Amherst Road • Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069 • 413.218.7253 •