PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

Find free resources on a diverse range of library topics. The Professional Resources topics from LearnHQ.ca bring together guides, articles, photos, and more for Ontario public library staff. The Professional Resources are maintained by the Southern Ontario Library Service and Ontario Library Service-North

SOLS PUBLICATIONS

Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) produces a number of publications for the use of client libraries. All publications are listed below, and are sorted by general topic.

Note: Please note that if you are looking for SOLS corporate publications such as our Service plan, Operational plans, and Annual reports, you will find them posted in the About SOLS section of our website, under the heading 'Mandate and Mission - Annual Plans and Reports'.

Governance & Board Development

Library Board Development Kit Written by staff from the Southern Ontario Library Service, with assistance from OLS-North and the Ontario Library Boards Association, this publication began in 1991 as the Trustee Orientation Kit, and by 2004 was the Library Board Orientation Kit in 2004. In August 2014, this publication was updated in preparation for the October 2014 elections.

Focus on First Nation Public Libraries in Ontario: A Resource Document for Chief and Council (2012)  The purpose of this 4-page brochure is to povide an overview of legislation and governance for First Nation public libraries in Ontario. 

Municipal Environment
Planning
Articles By SOLS Staff

Contact Us

For assistance with any of reources or publications , please contact Brandon Fratarcangeli