Advocacy and Awareness

Resources - 

Transforming Decision Makers into School Library Champions

School Libraries Work

Library Media and Student Achievement

Kentucky Research Study

Article - The True Value of the Work We Do

Professional Books on Advocacy 

Check the Professional Library Catalog for Books on Advocacy

Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survival offers  practical approaches for creating advocacy programs. This guidebook examines the characteristics for becoming an advocate,explores the meaning of advocacy/activism as an effort that is ongoing and proactive, and provides the steps required for initiating a successful program. The contributors address the various types of advocacy and activism, including legislative advocacy at the local,state, and national levels; school and district level programs; and community-based initiatives. The book includes expert