Alison Ernst Associates:
A library consulting practice assisting librarians, libraries, and related organizations. AEA works with clients to facilitate 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
• Collection development and


Related services:

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

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


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 •