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Abstract

In November 2015, voters in Washington County, Oregon, approved a 5-year replacement levy to support countywide library services (Measure 34-235), with 64 percent voting in favor of the measure. As a unique partnership between our county, nine municipalities, and two nonprofit organizations, Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) organized a successful levy education effort specifically for social media for its twelve member libraries. With the passing of Measure 34-235, WCCLS member libraries are now positioned to continue providing the best possible library service to our patrons for the next five years.

Author Biography

Ross Fuqua has been a librarian with WCCLS since 2014, after working on and promoting a statewide cultural heritage digitization initiative at the Washington State Library. He holds a master’s in public folklore from Western Kentucky University, and has helped a number of organizations improve access to collections through audio and image digitization, digital asset management, and media production.

Copyright statement

© 2015 Ross Fuqua

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