Advocacy and the Canadian Public Library Trustee

Battiste, C. Arthur
June 2006
Feliciter;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p107
The article offers information on the advocacy issues vis-a-vis public library trustees in Canada. In the country, most provinces have boards of trustees responsible for the guidance, direction and management of public libraries. The author says that a library trustee must have skills of advocates because with his vision, leadership and guidance he gathers public support for libraries. Elaborating on the essential elements of advocacy, the author says that focus of advocacy must be important. It should address matters of fundamental importance, not trivial issues.


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