Grassroots Library Advocacy

Grassroots Library Advocacy


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This indispensable report goes beyond the “what-to-do” of library advocacy and explains how to do it right.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838911341
Publisher: American Library Association
Publication date: 08/09/2012
Series: ALA Special Report
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.17(d)

About the Author

Lauren Comito is an Outreach Librarian for Queens Library, helping people understand and embrace technology as well as assisting them in job readiness and locating employment. She has recently been elected as an ALA Councilor at Large, and has been appointed to the Committee on Library Advocacy. As Director of Communications and Operations for Urban Librarians Unite, she is a key figure in modern urban library activism and has been instrumental in developing an organization which has received national attention while scoring advocacy victories at home.

Aliqae Geraci is the Industrial and Labor Relations Research Librarian at Cornell University's Martin P. Catherwood Library. A former public librarian and labor union researcher, she serves on the Board of Directors of Urban Librarians Unite.

Christian Zabriskie is the Assistant Coordinator of Young Adult Services for Queens Library. He is also the Founder & CEO of Urban Librarians Unite, a not for profit corporation dedicated to promoting dialog between urban librarians, fostering scholarship in issues of urban librarianship, and helping libraries at risk regardless of size or location. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).

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