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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.
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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About the publication’s readers
Publication circulation: Members of ALSC and ALA.
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Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Information goes here.
Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors
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Last updated: March 12, 2018