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Library Outreach Services can take many form. Librarians partner with people and departments within their institution providing support to those groups as they work on projects outside the institution; they also work directly with community groups themselves, providing training, working at health fairs, setting up kiosks and more. Below are resources on developing and maintaining collaborations
The MCR held a series of Webinars titled Navigating Collaboration: A Crash Course in Connecting with the Community. There were five episodes in the series covering definitions, partnerships, strategies, funding and lessons learned. See the archive of the webinar series along with online resources.
Read more on collaboration by accessing this bibliography created by Will Olmstadt and Bob Engeszer, both of the Becker Medical Library at Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Meet the members of the MCR Collaboration Working Group, who created the Navigating Collaboration Webinar Series
Contact Barb Jones, Liaison for Advocacy, with questions or comments or for assistance in developing advocacy programs.