the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Cheryl Stenstrom, Library Consultant and Instructor
Library, School, or Organization Name: San Jose/QUT Gateway PhD Program
Co-Presenter Name(s): n/a
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: British Columbia, Canada
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): all those interested in public libraries (librarians, trustees, etc.) as well those interested in decision making and influence
Short Session Description (one line): Preliminary research results show current practices in library advocacy may not be the most useful way to positively influence politicians who make funding decisions about programs.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Under the supervision of Dr. Ken Haycock, a cohort of PhD students is examining the factors that influence decision makers when considering funding for libraries. This session will focus the preliminary results of research conducted at the provincial/state level in Canada. These results suggest current advocacy efforts in the library landscape may be off base....
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/gatewayphd/students/stenstromc.htm