Being able to demonstrate the impact your library is having on the community can convince decision makers, funders and voters to support your library. Find resources to help gather evidence, use data, and tell the stories that demonstrate the value of the library and show the return on investment it brings to the community. Learn how to amplify your library’s value so that you may continue to make a difference in people’s lives.
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Libraries, Children and Families: new research and policy recommendations on role of libraries in early reading
Webinar / Last Modified: 28 May 2013
A webinar discussing recent Pew research and an IMLS policy report focused on the role and impact of libraries on the lives of early reading development.
Webinar / Last Modified: 10 May 2013
Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on December 20, 2011 by John Emerson on using data visualization for advocacy.
Document / Last Modified: 30 April 2013
Try this exercise to sharpen your recognition of effective data visualization.
News / Last Modified: 25 April 2013
Geek the Library wants to help U.S. public libraries start local conversations. Libraries in 41 states are using the campaign as a springboard to raise community awareness about the value of the library and the critical funding issues many librari.....