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WJ: Outreach Programs in Rural Communities: Simple Steps for Surprising Results

When:  
Thursday, December 6, 2012 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   WJ Webex Room (Web conference)

NOTE: This event is managed by WebJunction. Please check their calendar (registration link above) for any changes to this event.

The PEARL (Promoting and Enhancing the Advancement of Rural Libraries) Project has been successful in helping Texas rural librarians reach out to groups and organizations in their communities and to raise visibility of and appreciation for their libraries. Community outreach plans, designed to identify and fill a need in the community, are at the heart of this unique model. The process is supported by an actionable template which leads participants from community assessment, through strategic planning, to implementation, and concludes with evaluating outcomes. This webinar, co-sponsored with WebJunction and the Association for Rural & Small Libraries, will explore the outstanding results achieved by participants in the PEARL project and share how community outreach plans have led to unexpected outcomes and some surprising results.

Presented by: Barbara Blake, Outreach Coordinator for the PEARL Project, University of North Texas; and Louise W. Greene, Association for Rural and Small Libraries and PEARL Mentor.

Type:   Program

Categories: Customer Service, Management Skills/Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, Services to Special Populations

Tags: community, rural, PEARL


This event is sponsored by Illinois State Library.

Event listed by: Chicago Public Library System, Dominican University, GSLIS, Continuing Prof Dev, Illinois Heartland Library System and Reaching Across Illinois Library System


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