February 17, 2018

Advocacy is a Must for Public Library Trustees | Advocate’s Corner

Libraries need more vocal advocates than ever. It seems clear that trustees, as some of a library system’s more visible volunteers, need to make their voices heard with regard to advocacy as well.

Academic Librarians Could Be Better Lobbyists | From the Bell Tower

Some academic librarians are incredibly enthusiastic about lobbying for library funding and legislative causes. Just not enough of them. We all need to take this seriously. It’s easy to be cynical about politics. Just look at the lack of progress and legislative gridlock in Washington, D.C. The inability of our national leaders to accomplish anything […]