EveryLibrary News and Press Round-Up for 2018
EveryLibrary’s leadership team made news in 2018 on topics from federal funding and the #SaveIMLS crisis to the success of our SaveSchoolLibrarians.org advocacy initiatives.
NEA Today, January 2018
Interview with executive director John Chrastka about school libraries and advocacy.
“Is It Time to Rethink How We Do Library Advocacy?”
Publishers Weekly, May 25, 2018
by Andrew Albanese and Annie Coreno
A discussion of EveryLibrary’s approach to advocacy and activism in light of the 2018 “From Awareness to Funding” study.
“School Library Advocacy Update”
Library Journal, June 2018
by Shannon Maughan, June 2018
An interview about the partnership between Follett Learning and EveryLibrary about the “wins and challenges in the SaveSchoolLibrarians effort”
The Week in Libraries: July 27, 2018
Why librarians should thank Forbes for its misguided (now retracted) anti-library editorial; The Library Publishing Coalition releases an “Ethical Framework for Library Publishing”; And, Facebook faces the music.
InfoToday, November 2018
Interview article includes a discussion with executive director John Chrastka about 2018 successes and 2019 forecast for libraries
“Mixed Success, but No Library Wave in Midterms 2018”
Library Journal, November 2018
A first look at 2018 Midterm Election results featuring EveryLibrary insights
WRITING FOR THE PROFESSION
“Breaking Records at the Polls”
February 20, 2018 – Library Journal
A comprehensive overview of 2017 public library election results, including charts and tables.
by John Chrastka and Erica Findley
“Reversing the Slide in Voter Support”
May 18, 2018 – Library Journal
A discussion of the current state of library advocacy following the release of the 2018 edition of “From Awareness to Funding”
by John Chrastka