This page contains lists of resources that may be valuable to you in your work. Each section is focused on the main websites for the topic, and should give you a start when searching for sources of information on advocacy topics. If you need further assistance, please contact Barb Jones, Library Advocacy Coordinator.
Hospital Library Advocacy Resources
Library Advocacy Blog
This weblog brings together resources related to hospital library advocacy: standards and their promotion, making the business case for library services, and promotion of library within hospital and to outside organizations.
- Hospital Libraries Section of the Medical Library Association -
- Vital Pathways for Hospital Librarians
Standards for Hospital Libraries 2007
Marketing and Promotion Resources
- American Library Association
- Advocacy and Legislation
- The Small but Powerful Guide to Winning Big Support for Your Rural Library
- Medical Library Association Library Public relations and Marketing
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and Justifying the Library
Marketing strategies and articles for immediate use
- Promoting Your Library - Greater Midwest Region
Librarian Survival Kit
Created to help you promote your value as a health sciences librarian and the value of the services you provide to your institution.
Your Impact: Using Evaluation to Demonstrate
Link to class materials at the bottom of the page: Logic model, evaluation plan, resource list and more
Knowledge Management Resources
- KnowledgeManagement Workshop Chicago, February 7-8, 2013
- Post Workshop Sessions
- Knowledge Management Linked In Group You need to be a Linked In member to participate in this group.
Patient Safety Resources
- AHRQ Patient Safety Network
- National Patient Safety Foundation
- Institute for Safe Medication Practices
- Linked in: Patient Safety Partners Discussion Group You need to be a Linked In member to participate in this group.
Contact Barb Jones, Library Advocacy Coordinator, with questions or comments or for assistance in developing advocacy programs.