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Author Sweeney, Patrick "PC", author.

Title Winning elections and influencing politicians for library funding / Patrick "PC" Sweeney and John Chrastka ; foreword by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich.

Publication Info. Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, [2017]

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 272 pages) : illustrations
Language Text in English.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Funding for libraries cannot be left to chance. Librarians, library trustees and Friends groups must be willing to play the game, focusing on strategies that include educating the community and motivating people to come out and vote to support library issues at the polls. This book will give you the tools you need to think through all the angles and win the elections.
Contents Getting started -- Surfacing -- Schmoozing and networking -- Early work and political landscape memo -- Power mapping -- Building your vote yes committee -- Committee roles and responsibilities -- Getting on the ballot -- Campaign budget -- Fundraising -- Volunteers -- Theme and message -- Responding to opposition -- Earned media -- Paid media -- Voter data -- Polling -- Website and digital platforms -- Canvassing and phonebanking -- Campaign events -- Email -- Facebook.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Library finance -- Political aspects -- United States.
Library fund raising -- Political aspects -- United States.
Libraries and community -- Political aspects -- United States.
Political campaigns -- United States.
Communication in politics -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Chrastka, John, author.
Smith Aldrich, Rebekkah, writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780838915769 (electronic bk.)
0838915760 (electronic bk.)
9780838915776 (electronic publication)
0838915779 (electronic publication)
9780838915783 (Kindle)