Advocacy for Librarians and Libraries

Resources from the NN/LM and NLM

  • Titles held in the NN/LM PNR Lending Library on advocacy, marketing and valuing your library:
    • Dudden, Rosalind Farnam. Using Benchmarking, Needs Assessment, Quality Improvement, Outcome Measurement, and Library Standards. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. 2007.
    • Matthews, Joseph R. The Bottom Line: Determining and Communicating the Value of the Special Library. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2002.
    • Seiss, Judith. The Visible Librarian: Asserting Your Value Through Marketing and Advocacy. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 2003.

Additional books are available through the NN/LM PNR Lending Library on evaluation, library management and other topics relevant to advocacy.

Resources from MLA and other library organizations

National and Regional Library organizations

State Library Organizations

Alaska

Idaho

Montana

Oregon

Washington