Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event + mobile app → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic
Monday, July 23 • 10:45am - 11:45am
E1: State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow, and Survive

Sign up or log in to save this event to your list and see who's attending!


Target Audience: Law librarians battling to safeguard public law library service against proposed state budget cuts that—should they become reality—challenge its very existence

Learning Outcomes:
1) Participants will identify alternative advocacy strategies devised by public law librarians (state, court, and county) aimed at preserving their operations in hard economic times.
2) Participants will be able to select, from among these alternative strategies, a blended advocacy plan—drawing elements from other states, but tailored to fit their own unique jurisdictions.

Faced with hard economic times, state governments are pinching savings from every budget line-item, often at a huge cost to public service. Protecting law libraries in such an environment requires a coordinated strategy. Unfortunately, there are 50 states, each with its own unique context. No single “master plan” fits all. Sharing experiences can, however, show what works—and what does not work—in particular circumstances. Such knowledge enables each individual to profit from the collective experience, extracting those elements that forge a productive local strategy. This program will constitute a culminating event built through speaker-structured conversation in the AALL Members Only section of AALLNET. This continuous online discussion—interactive and always current—fosters strategy-sharing in distinct, volatile environments. All speakers, networking from process inception until the Annual Conference, will draw from this raw material a strategic paradigm: a menu of alternatives that, in some combination, may prove useful anywhere. It is expected that this process, presently targeted for 2011-2012, will be ongoing. Building collective strategies never ends. It progresses from year, to year, to year.

Monday July 23, 2012 10:45am - 11:45am
HCC-Room 210

Attendees (40)

Attendance numbers do not account for private attendees. Get there early!






Remove this from your schedule?
This session is full and you may not be able to get back in.
Remove
Cancel