When communicated clearly, data can very effectively tell your library’s story to funders, board members, partners and other stakeholders. These resources will help you learn how to do that.
- From Awareness to Funding is a 2018 study of awareness, attitudes, and motivations for supporting library funding among U.S. voters. Look here for ideas of what data might resonate with external stakeholders.
- Six Principles of Communicating Data: A Checklist In this blog post, data visualization expert Ben Jones offers a checklist to ensure that your data communications are effective.
- Libraries Transforming Communities, the American Library Association’s public awareness campaign, offers a full set of tools to communicate any library’s impact.