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by Louise Ratliff on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 12:02 pm

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Discussion Advocacy Task Force Report and Recommendations

by Mary Beth Weber on Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 03:07 pm

Dear Colleagues,

Attached is the Advocacy Task Force's report as submitted to the ALCTS Board of Directors during the 2012 ALA Annual Conference.

Sincerely,

Mary Beth Weber

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ALCTS Technical Services Advocacy Resources Task Force (created September 2012)

Charge: The ALCTS Technical Services Advocacy Resources TF will create a collection of resources to assist ALCTS members in demonstrating and articulating the value of library functions in ALCTS’ areas of coverage, historically known as technical services.

Specific tasks:

  • Review Advocacy Task Force findings.
  • Survey advocacy resources offered across ALA.
  • Develop ALCTS’ Web space with facts, links, “elevator speeches,” and other helpful resources.
  • Recommend mechanism for updating the information on a regular basis.

Membership:

  • Louise Ratliff, UCLA, chair (from original ALCTS Advocacy TF) (cataloging & metadata);
  • Dracine Hodges, Ohio State University (from ALCTS Membership Committee) (acquisitions);
  • Roberta Winjum, Vanderbilt University (from ALCTS Leadership Development Committee) (technical services administration);
  • Paul Lightcap, Salem (Or.) Public Library  (technical services, esp. continuing resources);
  • Kris Kern, Portland State University (preservation).

Timeline and reports:

  • Preliminary report submitted by Midwinter Meeting, January 2013.  The preliminary report will include a list of proposed contents of the collection of resources. 
  • Final report submitted by Annual Conference, June 2013. 

 

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ALCTS Advocacy Task Force (Discharged Annual 2012)

Members:

Mary Beth Weber, Chair

Eleanor Cook (ALCTS liaison to the ALA Advocacy Coordinating Group)

Duncan Stewart (ALCTS liaison to the ALA Legislative Assembly)

Louise Ratliff

Erin Boyd

Charge:

To identify what ALCTS members mean by “advocacy,” define ALCTS’ role in advocating for our functions or for libraries, and recommend what steps, if any, ALCTS should take to strengthen its advocacy efforts.

Specific tasks include:

  • Review comments from the Reshaping survey related to advocacy
  • Identify existing ALCTS advocacy activities
  • Consider new avenues for advocacy within ALCTS
  • Assess the need for organizational change to support advocacy

The task force will submit a report to the ALCTS Board of Directors for review at the ALA 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim.

 

 

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