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"GOOD NEWS: GOAL program helps Sul Ross to meet librarian needs

 

ALPINE Sul Ross State University has met the challenge of attracting library professionals by growing its own. During the past few years, the GOAL has been reached.

Presently, three librarians at the Bryan Wildenthal Library, Lori Schreiber, Amanda Gomez and Jacob Galindo, are products of the Grow our Own Area Librarians (GOAL) Program, coordinated by the El Paso Area Libraries consortium. Also, library assistant Nora Ohnishi is enrolled in a master of library science program at the University of North Texas.

The Library Leadership Development Institute and the GOAL Program serves the nine-county Trans-Pecos area of Texas and three counties in Southern New Mexico. The intent of the project is to increase the number of qualified librarians in the designated areas. The programs are partially funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program."