The Advocacy Committee works to:

  • Monitor policy, regulatory, budgetary and organizational trends and developments that affect CCC libraries;
  • Provide information, analysis, and recommendations to the Board;
  • Keep CCL members informed about trends and developments, and to encourage and enable member participation in discourse and advocacy; and,
  • Identify groups and arenas in which CCL needs to have representation and participation.

Governance & Organization

Current Issues
Current Issues
Academic Library Contributions To Student Success: Documented Practices from the Field
Part of the project "Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success" and made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. January 2015.
Annual Data Surveys
CCL regularly commissions analyses of Annual Data Survey information submitted to the Chancellor's Office. The most recent report covers 2007-2008 through 2013-2014.
Advocacy Links
American Library Association, Libraries Transform campaign
Association of College & Research Libraries, Assessment in Action initiative
Funding for California Community College Libraries
IELM Guidelines 2001-2002
Lottery Revenue-Accounting Advisory Memo 2000
Lottery Revenue-Accounting Advisory 2000 Clarification
Lottery Revenue Legal Opinion 2000
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) Resolutions Pertaining to Libraries
Updating of ASCCC Papers on Library Faculty and Libraries in the California Community Colleges (Approved Fall 2017)
Inclusion of Library Faculty on College Cross-Functional Teams for Guided Pathways and Other Student Success Initiatives (Approved Fall 2017)
Inclusion of Information Competency in College Institutional Learning Outcomes (Approved Fall 2017)
Resolution in Support of a Statewide Integrated Library System (Approved Fall 2016)
Resolution on the Importance of Direct Links to the Library on College Websites (Approved Spring 2016)