Action is Eloquence (Shakespeare, Coriolanus) is my professional mantra, nowhere more so than when it comes to advocacy. On this page I share my ideas through video, articles, blog posts and presentations.
Advocacy Approaches: A summary of the progression of school library advocacy approaches, and advice from the experts. The first of two videos.
Anita’s Top 10 Action Advocacy Tips: We all own it! Tips for school library advocacy across organizations and across the profession. The second of two videos.
Aspirations and Opportunities: Advocacy for School Library Programs. Canadian Children’s Book News 38(3), Summer 2015. A publication of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.
The Future Now: A Powerful Tool for Advancing the School Library Learning Commons in Canada
School Libraries in Canada, Volume 33, Issue 2 (2015)
From the President: Value, Influence, Positioning: Advocacy by a New Name
Open Shelf, Ontario Library Association (2014)
Action is Eloquence: Advocacy Advice for School Libraries. School Libraries in Canada Volume 30 Issue 1 (2012)
Library Day at Queen’s Park 2015 (November 26, 2015)
Doug – Off the Record: An Interview with Anita Brooks Kirkland (April 16, 2015)
Ontario Needs Teacher-Librarians (March 15, 2015)
Library Day at Queen’s Park (November 27, 2014)
RSC Expert Panel: Recommendations for School Libraries (November 13, 2014)
Libraries Change Lives (April 21, 2014)
Leveraging Libraries for Ontario’s Education Future (September 30, 2013)
Getting the Message Right (January 12, 2013)
Imagine Your Library (August 17, 2012)
Super Conference Reflections: Leadership & Advocacy (February 11, 2012)
From Advocacy to Action (February 5, 2012, reposted from November 7, 2010)