Everyday Advocacy Matters

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Publication analysis

About the publication

Title: Everyday Advocacy Matters

ISSN: Not applicable.


Purpose, objective, or mission: Everyday Advocacy, an initiative of ALSC (a division of ALA), was launched in May 2013 after the ALSC’s executive committee came together to discuss two major issues:

  • How can ALSC educate policy makers on the importance of children’s service?
  • How can ALSC assist youth service librarians to articulate their value within their profession and the community?

Everyday Advocacy Matters is a quarterly, electronic newsletter featuring simple, effective ways to learn, share, and make a difference in local library communities.”1

Target audience: Members of ALSC.2

Publisher: ALA Association for Library Service to Children

Peer reviewed? No.

Type: LIS professional newsletter.

Medium: Electronic.

Content: Each issue features five sections:3

  • From the Editor: A friendly welcome to each issue’s seasonal focus.
  • Everyday Advocacy Spotlight: Features to help you focus your advocacy efforts.
  • News You Can Use: The latest reports, data and stories that readers may find useful in their own libraries.
  • Get Inspired: A section that often features a “Savvy Success Story” highlighting an inspirational member of the community.
  • Calendar: Key dates and events for “learning, sharing and making a difference.”

Frequency of publication: Published quarterly.4

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: Send submissions to Jenna Nemec-Loise. Her email address can be found on EAM‘s home page.

Types of contributions accepted: Submissions that are appropriate for one of the five sections listed above.

Submission and review process: Unknown.

Editorial tone: Casual, yet professional.

Style guide used: Unknown.

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

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Audience analysis

About the publication’s readers

Publication circulation: Members of ALSC and ALA.

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Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Information goes here.

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Last updated: March 12, 2018


Show 4 footnotes

  1. “Everyday Advocacy Matters Home Page,” ALA.org, accessed March 12, 2018, http://www.ala.org/everyday-advocacy/everyday-advocacy-matters
  2. “Everyday Advocacy Matters Home Page.”
  3. “Everyday Advocacy Matters Home Page.”
  4. “Everyday Advocacy Matters Home Page.”
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