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International Library Advocacy

Access to Learning Award Recipient
Funded by the Gates Foundation’s Global Libraries initiative, the Access to Learning Award honors innovative efforts of public libraries or similar organizations outside the United States to connect people to information through free access to computers and the Internet. This site lists previous winners, and includes videos and photo galleries detailing their work and how they accomplished it.

Latvia Public Libraries
Video showing how a library project in Latvia, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Latvia government, turned the public libraries into catalysts for educational, cultural, and economic development.

Librarians on the Catwalk: Communicating for Advocacy to Influence Policy and Practice
Papers on successful advocacy programs presented at World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly: 23-27 August 2009, Milan, Italy.

MatPromo: Image Database of Library Promotion Tools
A pilot IFLA’s project collecting images of objects currently used by all types of libraries to promote their services and to raise their profile.