Linda W. Braun is an education technology consultant with LEO: Librarians & Educators Online. She provides training and consulting to schools, libraries, and other educational institutions on how to integrate technology successfully. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, where she teaches courses on Web development and teen services. Linda has written books for ALA Editions, Neal-Schuman, Libraries Unlimited, and Information Today. She is also a TAG Team Tech columnist for Voices of Youth Advocates, and was blog manager for YALSA from 2006 through 2009.
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In this guide, former YALSA President Braun explains what teen services advocacy is and why it is important. Braun gives readers the information required in order to advocate for teens and as a result improve library services, the value of the library in the community, and the lives of young adults. Topics include
- How to be an effective advocate for teens
- How to practice advocacy skills and techniques
- How to setup successful long-term teen services advocacy initiative
- Examples of successful advocacy campaigns
Chapter 1. Understanding Advocacy by Being a Teen Library Advocate
Chapter 2. Collaborations Make for Successful Advocacy Efforts
Chapter 3. Advocating Every Day
Chapter 4. Go for It with an Advocacy Campaign
Chapter 5. Teens as Library Advocates
Chapter 6. Going Beyond Your Library: State, Regional, and National Advocacy
Chapter 7. Tools for Being a Strong Advocate