ACRL Podcast: Become an ACRL Legislative Advocate

We’re looking to expand our group of ACRL Legislative Advocates and invite you to join. Are you interested in federal legislation and policy affecting libraries, connected in your campus community, and willing to work with your members of Congress for change? ACRL needs you!

Read more about the responsibilities, duties and apply online by July 11, 2008.

In the following interview, Jonathan Miller – Director of Olin Library at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, and one of the inaugural group of ACRL Legislative Advocates – discusses the ACRL Legislative Advocate program. Miller says being an ACRL Legislative Advocate is a lot of fun, a great role, and requires just 1 hour a month.  Click the link below to listen to the interview. Or right click and save as to save to your computer.

Jonathan Miller on ACRL Legislative Advocates (10:20 – mp3)

Also, please join us in welcoming Michael McLane as ACRL’s new visiting program officer. Mike is director of libraries at The Catholic University of America in DC and will be helping us recruit new ACRL legislative advocates, plan training and assess the program.