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Library Advocacy: Advocacy Tools

This LibGuide has been prepared under the auspices of the Government Relations Committee of the Alabama chapter of ACRL to assist librarians, library workers, and those who support libraries in developing their advocacy skills.

Finding Your Federal and State Legislative Representatives

Quotable Facts About America's Libraries (2010, ALA)

ALLA 2013 Conference Program: "Library Advocacy: Personal Reflections from the Academy"

Here you will find three PowerPoint presentations from the AACRL Government Relations Committee's program at the 2013 Alabama Library Association conference.  Presenter were: Lori Northrup (Samford University), Tim Dodge (Auburn University), Rickey Best (Auburn University Montgomery), and Eric A. Kidwell (Huntingdon College).

Learning How to Become an Effective Advocate

Federal Tools

State and Local Tools

Tips for Effectively Communicating Your Message

The PowerPoint presentations included here were presented at the 2012 Alabama Library Association conference program "Library Advocacy: Clear and Simple" sponsored by the Alabama chapter of ACRL, and the Legistlative Development Committee; College, University & Special Library Division, and the Public Library Division of the Alabama Library Association.

Tips for Effectively Communicating Your Message - Part 2