Building Community Engagement and Outreach in Libraries
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An important addition to the research on how libraries can work with their communities to provide critical services and resources. Providing valuable insights about the diverse ways that outreach can be accomplished within and through communities, this volume serves as a significant resource for library managers, staff and their partners.
Libraries seeking to grow or enhance community outreach will welcome Building Community Engagement and Outreach in Libraries to assist them in planning and executing engagement programs.
Eight chapters offer a variety of methods and strategies that library managers can employ to broaden and enhance their libraries? community engagement activities.The volume includes both theoretical frameworks and strategic case studies.Readers will learn how to plan and execute successful community engagement programs with tips on providing leadership for working with staff, fostering relationships with community partners and using assessment to plan for future programming. Specific applications of community engagement practices include using data to inform stakeholders, providing health literacy workshops, staff training for community programs, outreach to engage the community with archives, working with underserved communities and diversity training.
This is an important addition to the literature on how libraries can work with their communities to provide critical services and resources. Providing valuable insights about the diverse ways that outreach can be accomplished within and through our communities, this volume serves as a significant resource for both library managers, their staff and their partners.
Chapter 1. Library Community Health Outreach: The Role of the Library Manager; Dana L. Ladd, Emily J. Hurst, and Alisa Brewer
Chapter 2. Building a Library Outreach Program through Community Engagement; Cinthya Ippoliti
Chapter 3. Leveraging Community Connections: Project Management Outreach Expertise from Health Sciences Library and Community
-based Organization Leaders; Martha E. Meacham, Tony Nguyen, Tess Wilson, and Abigail Mann
Chapter 4. Informing the Community Using Data Purposefully; Lauren Rosenthal and Heather Zabski
Chapter 5. From Peripheral to Essential: The Evolution of Outreach as a Core Archival Function; Erin Lawrimore, David Gwynn, and Stacey Krim
Chapter 6. Sharing the Same Agenda: The Public Library and the Deaf Community; David Payne
Chapter 7. Taking Health Information to the Next level: Strategic Partnerships between NLM and Public Libraries; April Wright, Brittney Thomas, Asih Asikin
-Garmager, and Susan M. Wolfe
Chapter 8. Diversity Conversations: Enabling Libraries to Serve New Communities; Michelle Brannen, Peter Fernandez, Thura Mack, and Molly Royse