Selected materials available for loan from Georgia Public Library Service
(PINES policy name STATELIB-L; OCLC WorldShare ILL symbol GSL)
The board team handbook: the board member's guide to visionary leadership. 1999. Hawarden, Iowa: Cain Consulting Group.
Detroit Suburban Librarians' Round Table. Succession Planning Committee. 2005. A library board's practical guide to finding the right library director. [Chicago, Ill.]: American Library Association.
Grace, Kay Sprinkel. 2013. The ultimate board member's book: a 1-hour guide to understanding and fulfilling your role and responsibilities. Medfield, Mass: Emerson & Church Publishers.
Hopper, Lyn. 2006. Tools for trustees: the Georgia public library trustee manual. Atlanta, Ga: Georgia Public Library Service, Board of Regents, University System of Georgia. (update on GPLS website – see Selected web resources below)
Larson, Jeanette, and Herman L. Totten. 2008. The public library policy writer: a guidebook with model policies on CD-ROM. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
The library trustee: a practical guidebook. 5th ed. 1995. Chicago: American Library Association.
Miller, Ellen G., and Patricia H. Fisher. 2007. Library board strategic guide: going to the next level. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press.
Mina, Eli. 2009. 101 boardroom problems and how to solve them. New York: American Management Association.
Moore, Mary Y. 2010. The successful library trustee handbook. 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association.
Nelson, Sandra S., and June Garcia. 2003. Creating policies for results: from chaos to clarity. Chicago: American Library Association.
Public Library Association. 1993. PLA handbook for writers of public library policies. Chicago: Public Library Association.
Reed, Sally Gardner, and Jillian Kalonick. 2010. The complete library trustee handbook. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
Sample evaluations of library directors. 1997. Chicago: American Library Trustee Association, American Library Association.
Short, Jack. 1994. Library trustee guidelines. Avon, Conn: Consultant Publications.
Swan, James. 1992. Working together: a how-to-do-it manual for trustees and librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
Turner, Anne M. 1997. Getting political: an action guide for librarians and library supporters. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
Wade, Gordon S. 1991. Working with library boards: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
Williams, Lorraine M. 1993. The library trustee and the public librarian: partners in service. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press.
Wyoming State Library. 2008. Trustee trouble: the misadventures of a new library board member. [Cheyenne, Wyo.]: Wyoming State Library. DVD.
Young, Virginia G. 1992. The trustee of a small public library. 2nd ed. Chicago: Library Administration and Management Association, American Library Association.
Selected Web resources
American Library Association. United for Libraries. United for Libraries resources for trustees. Accessed April 8, 2014. http://www.ala.org/united/trustees
BoardSource. Accessed April 9, 2014. http://www.boardsource.org/
Cole, Jack, and Suzanne H. Mahmoodi. 1998. Selecting a library director: a workbook for members of a selection committee. Rev. ed. St. Paul, MN: Friends of the Library Development and Services Library. Accessed April 9, 2014. http://www.ctstatelibrary.org/sites/default/files/dld_file/Selecting%20a%20Lib%20Director.pdf
Georgia Public Library Service. Resources for trustees. Accessed April 9, 2014. http://www.georgialibraries.org/trustees/
OCLC Online Computer Library Center. WebJunction. Friends & trustees. Accessed April 9, 2014.
Trustee facts file. 3rd ed. 2004. Illinois Library Association and Illinois State Library. Accessed April 9, 2014.