Libraries of all types can benefit from resources on advocacy.  Below you will find documents and videos which have been collected to help aid in advocacy efforts.  This list is by no means comprehensive and should you have items that you would like to see added to the list, please contact the SELCO Office.

Public Libraries  |  School Libraries


Public Libraries

  Minnesota Public Libraries’ Return on Investment Study

American Library Association (ALA) Washington Office Webinars

Election Update and Connecting with the New (113th) Congress – November 19, 2012


Additional materials referenced in the webinar:

The Legislative Process and You: How It Works and How You Can Make a Difference – February 28, 2012

10 Quick and Painless Steps to Effective Advocacy for Libraries – August 30, 2011

Libraries: A Digital Bridge

Video done by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation highlighting the work that libraries are doing to assist people with Internet access and related skills.



School Libraries

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)