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Unit 6: Advocacy

Nothing was ever accomplished without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unit Overview:

This final unit introduces methods for effective library advocacy.

Unit Objectives:

By completing this unit you will be able to:

  • define advocacy
  • describe examples of effective advocacy programs
  • identify steps in developing an advocacy program for your library

Unit Outline:

6.1 What is Advocacy?
6.2 Strategies for Effective Library Advocates
6.3 Planning an Advocacy Program
6.4 Unit 6 Resources

Summary of Required Unit Activities:

  • 6.2: Share a story or idea about a successful advocacy effort.
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