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Advocacy Tools and Resources
|Advocacy Tools and Resources
The 85th Legislature begins January 10, 2017. Take the time now to make your voice heard with elected officials.
2017 Library Community
ALA President-Elect Julie Todaro: On the Value of Libraries. This extraordinary resource covers everything on the value of libraries from a to z. With resources for all types of libraries, this online guide covers advocacy, management, and leadership.
Texas Public Libraries ROI Study: The State Library's study shows that for every $1 spent in Texas on public libraries, the return on investment was an astounding $4.42!
Pew Internet and American Library Project (from the Pew Research Center) - Studies on Libraries, Reading, and Technology Use
See the TLA PR Toolkit, Section IV, which is dedicated to advocacy and contains other samples and templates.
VIDEO: LIBRARIES IN ACTION (YouTube): Overview of activities at a library, developed by Beth Krippel at Harris County Public Library.
VIDEO: MIDDLE SCHOOL KIDS LOVE READING AND LIBRARIES (YouTube): TLA PR Branding Iron Award Honoree, this video really shows how the school community really rallies around the school library.
Amazing article on the value of libraries and TexShare - Librarian Deborah Halsted facilitated the piece.
On using persuasive letters to engage elected officials
Created on Aug 9, 2012 | Last updated January 04, 2017