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