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Online treasures: fundraising beyond book sales and bake sales

Computers in libraries [May 2000]


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Abstract: ONLINE TREASURES column focuses on fundraising activities to balance a library budget. Notes that book sales, often accompanied by bake sales, are time-honored traditions and may raise respectable amounts of money while serving as a social event to bring people into the building. However, says that a more comprehensive approach is needed and looks to the Web to find sources of information. Offers a list of state library Web sites to assist librarians and library officials with their fundraising strategies. Adds that the ALA has also devoted a section of its Web site to fundraising along with a link to the LAMA (Library Administration and Management Association) Fund Raising and Financial Development Section. Describes fundraising projects and provides a list of the resources discussed (p54). Contains three screen displays.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Computers in libraries
Publication Info:Volume 20 Number 5
Issue:May 2000
Publisher:Information Today
Place of Publication:Medford, NJ
Notes:Issue Theme: Getting the Money You Need to Run Your Library
Show FT:N
Subject: Library fundraising
Record Number:8595
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00