Is Your Library Lobbying? It Should Be!

How often do you hear these words: Lobbying is illegal for a non-profit organization?  It’s amazing how many well-informed people have that mindset, so let’s set the record straight right now. It is totally legal for a non-profit to lobby! In fact the IRS has set up rules and regulations to help non-profits understand the…

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Using Data to Tell Your Story

Using Data to Tell Your Story, Library Consulting, Library Strategies Consulting Group

If your library is using or investigating Orangeboy, Analytics on Demand, or one of the other data mining services entering the industry, you know that data-based decisions are here to stay. If it was ever true, funders, whether they be individuals, foundations or politicians, will no longer give their funds without expecting concrete examples of…

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