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Of Special InterestAdvocacy

School

American Association of School Librarians AASL Position Statements
On certification, staffing, outcome-based education & management, supervision…

Issues & Advocacy
On information literacy, recruitment, student achievement, technology…

Tribal

To Support and Model Native American Library Services
Article by Loriene Roy

Techniques for Evaluating Native American Websites
http://www.u.arizona.edu/~ecubbins/webcrit.html

Public

Comparison of Small & Rural Public Library Statistics

Library Advocate
Article on public library and rural issues to state that they no longer stand alone in the rural community as a point of access to the world; Libraries for the Future, Summer 1995, Volume 3 #3

Rural and Small Libraries: Providers for Lifelong Learning
Bernard Vavrek writes about the nature of rural and small public libraries in the United States in the light of present and existing opportunities that they provide for adult lifelong learning, and to ponder the future of collaborative services

General

What Is Your Library's Unique Selling Position (USP)?
A USP distills the essence of what your organization is all about by summarizing the benefits of your products and services. A USP is what sets you apart from the competition and compels people to buy your product. I think the most unique and compelling thing about most libraries is that we are free.

Keeping Rural Libraries Linked and Wired
Interviews with Albert Joy of the Vermont Library Association and Eric Anderson of the Ohio Valley Association of Libraries

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A Small but Powerful Guide: Rural Libraries Advocacy Tipsheet (PDF File)
What You Can Do to Support Tribal Libraries