Advocacy and the Academic Library Conversations Series

The ACRL Advocacy Committee is sponsoring a conversations series titled “Advocacy and the Academic Library” this winter and spring. This free series features interactive online talks with leading voices in advocating library value. Conversations in the series include:

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011: “’Big Tent’ Advocacy: Shared Goals, Imagined Boundaries” – Andy Woodworth, Bordentown (N.J.) Library – 3 p.m. CST

Tuesday, March 22, 2011: “Digital Advocacy: Tools for Reasserting Library Value” — Kim Leeder and Memo Cordova, Boise State University – 1 p.m. CST

Monday, April 18, 2011: “Advocating from the Front Lines” — Maureen Sullivan, Maureen Sullivan Associates – noon CST

All sessions will be held in the iLinc online meeting software. Session access and an iLinc system check are available at Scroll through the list of events to locate the series sessions.

Contact Valerie Glenn ( or Eric Frierson ( with questions about the series.