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Thursday, October 11 • 2:15pm - 3:05pm
Advocates' Action Plan in a Flash: Know the Details

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State library funding affects all libraries, patrons, and staff in some way. Members of the LegWork Committee will present lightning rounds on the legislative process to help you advocate at the local, state, & national levels, regardless of your job title or position or your type of library. Understand your opportunities for action, the current issues, and how to obtain the latest news. Gain ideas applicable for advocacy at every level with specific, effective advocacy action steps you can take in even just a few minutes. Inspired to do more? Learn how your time and talent can contribute to the LegWork Committee's advocacy efforts.

Speakers
avatar for Ann Hokanson

Ann Hokanson

Executive Director, TDS Regional Library System
The Traverse des Sioux Regional Library System strengthens, improves, and promotes collaboration among libraries by providing support services and coordinating shared access to resources, programs, and technologies for public, school, academic, and special libraries in its nine-county... Read More →
avatar for Sara Ring

Sara Ring

Continuing Education Librarian, Minitex
Sara Ring is Continuing Education Librarian at Minitex in the Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education unit. She develops and presents training on linked data and metadata standards for digital collections and digital preservation. She holds an M.A. in Library and Information Studies... Read More →
avatar for Ann Walker Smalley

Ann Walker Smalley

Director, Metronet



Thursday October 11, 2018 2:15pm - 3:05pm CDT
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