The Data We Don’t Collect: How It Drives Funding Decisions By People Who Don’t Use the Library
We know from both the 2008 and 2018 iterations of “From Awareness to Funding” that the library user status of the voter does not matter on Election Day. Funding decisions for libraries are often made by voters with little-to-no familiarity with the library, or by elected officials who are themselves non-users. Join EveryLibrary executive director John Chrastka for an overview of the “From Awareness…” findings and participate in a discussion of how concerned library data professionals could cooperatively begin to fill in these missing data pieces.
For more information and to register, visit: https://create.coloradovirtuallibrary.org/calendar/2018-11/