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Dan Wilson, Susan Yowell, Claude Moore Health Sciences LibraryUniversity of Virginia <br />Cindy Church, The Library of Vi...
Background<br />… provide outreach to develop partnerships with libraries/librarians and community agencies supporting eme...
The Proposal<br />Hold a meeting in Richmond and invite librarians, local emergency planners, and representatives from com...
Libraries in Virginia<br />encourage librarians to outreach to local emergency planners and non-government organizations <...
Andrew Carnegie<br />There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the free public library…where neither rank,...
Ideal Plan<br />
Elements of a Successful Partnership<br />Strong network<br />Network: A group designed to function in a specific manner.<...
1. Strong Network?<br />
2.  Motivation?<br />
2011 MAC Roundtable Luncheon<br />
3.  Geography?<br />
Library of Virginia<br />Cindy Church<br />Continuing Education Consultant<br />Professional consultation and support is g...
Cindy’s Contributions<br />Marketing<br />Cultural awareness<br />Communications channel<br />Registration<br />Logistics<...
 Motivation
Geography</li></li></ul><li>
Achieved Outcomes<br />Librarians identified skills for assisting their communities in emergency preparedness and response...
Value of a Network<br />Marketing<br />Cultural awareness<br />Communications channel<br />Registration<br />Logistics<br />
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Partnering with your State Library

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Presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association annual meeting about a partnership we had with the Library of Virginia to promote collaboration between public librarians and local emergency planners and community agencies.

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Partnering with your State Library

  1. 1. Dan Wilson, Susan Yowell, Claude Moore Health Sciences LibraryUniversity of Virginia <br />Cindy Church, The Library of Virginia<br />Partnering with Your State Library to Provide Outreach Services to Public Libraries and Community Agencies<br />2011 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting<br />Richmond, Virginia<br />
  2. 2. Background<br />… provide outreach to develop partnerships with libraries/librarians and community agencies supporting emergency preparedness and response.<br />
  3. 3. The Proposal<br />Hold a meeting in Richmond and invite librarians, local emergency planners, and representatives from community agencies all over the state to develop new roles for libraries and librarians in emergency preparedness and response. <br />
  4. 4. Libraries in Virginia<br />encourage librarians to outreach to local emergency planners and non-government organizations <br />
  5. 5. Andrew Carnegie<br />There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the free public library…where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.<br />
  6. 6. Ideal Plan<br />
  7. 7. Elements of a Successful Partnership<br />Strong network<br />Network: A group designed to function in a specific manner.<br />Association: An organized body of people who have an interest, activity, or purpose in common.<br />Motivation (Impending threats, hurricanes, etc.)<br />Outreach works best when motivation levels are high<br />Geography<br />Share stories about shared events<br />
  8. 8. 1. Strong Network?<br />
  9. 9. 2. Motivation?<br />
  10. 10. 2011 MAC Roundtable Luncheon<br />
  11. 11. 3. Geography?<br />
  12. 12. Library of Virginia<br />Cindy Church<br />Continuing Education Consultant<br />Professional consultation and support is given to more than 300 public libraries in Virginia, as well as to library staff in state agencies, schools, colleges, museums, corporations, and private organizations throughout Virginia. <br />
  13. 13. Cindy’s Contributions<br />Marketing<br />Cultural awareness<br />Communications channel<br />Registration<br />Logistics<br /><ul><li>Strong network
  14. 14. Motivation
  15. 15. Geography</li></li></ul><li>
  16. 16. Achieved Outcomes<br />Librarians identified skills for assisting their communities in emergency preparedness and response.<br />Community and public health planners were made aware of libraries’ interests in emergency preparedness.<br />
  17. 17. Value of a Network<br />Marketing<br />Cultural awareness<br />Communications channel<br />Registration<br />Logistics<br />
  18. 18. State Libraries<br />
  19. 19. Dan Wilson, Assoc. Dir. Coll & Lib Services, <br />University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library danwilson@virginia.edu<br />Susan Yowell, Historical Collections Specialist, <br />University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library syowell@virginia.edu<br />Cindy Church, Continuing Ed. Consultant <br />Library of Virginia<br />cindy.church@lva.virginia.gov<br />Contact Information<br />

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