Demonstrating Impact

©Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
©Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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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Data Visualization for Advocacy

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 August 2014

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on December 20, 2011 by John Emerson on using data visualization for advocacy.

Best Small Library in America 2012

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 August 2014

A webinar with the Independence Public Library, 2012 Best Small Library in America, showcasing innovative programming, marketing, advocacy and management strategies.