Averus Corporation Library Consulting was established in 2003. The corporation was
created to provide professional services in the areas of library consulting. The meaning of the
name is A verus, Latin for "With the Truth." We believe this quote is the core value of the
The Corporation is directed by David Price, MLS, MPA, President and Principal. Mr. Price is
thoroughly experienced in library administration as a library director or an assistant library
director at every level of library service from a local public library director to a state librarian. He
is experienced in local government public administration as a deputy city manager, a budget
analyst, and an assistant to a city manager.
Mr. Price has extensive experience in library administration and public administration that is
national in breadth. He has held key library administration positions in Austin, TX, Aurora, CO,
and San Francisco, CA. He was the Assistant State Librarian of California and the State
Librarian of West Virginia. He also worked at the City of Fort Worth, TX as a Research and
Budget Analyst, and he was the Deputy City Manager of Aurora, CO. He has received
education at Harvard University, the University of Colorado at Denver, the University of North
Texas, and Texas A&M University, Kingsville.
Sherry Price, Secretary-Treasurer, has worked for the Central Colorado Library System, and
in business for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company where she served the communication
needs of state lawmakers. She received her education at the University of Texas, Austin, and
the University of Colorado, Denver.
At Averus Corporation Library Consulting, we recognize that all libraries are seeking
solutions to current and new challenges. Libraries now serve as the educational or public
community centers for public technology. They continue to provide information in all formats,
and promote reading. They are public gathering places that attract users from all elements of
the community. Diverse activities are a part of the overall program at public libraries. These
diverse activities and the popular use of library buildings in turn have community impact
These issues demand new levels of community analysis, planning in strategic and long range
terms, library management, financial resource management, technology advancements, and
advanced thinking in the library's future.
AVERUS CORPORATION LIBRARY CONSULTING
A verus, L., "With the Truth"