Time to Wake Up Again: Advocacy and Engagement in Response to New Laws Regulating Libraries

Almost ten years ago, we published "Wake Up the Nation: Public Libraries, Policy Making, and Political Discourse" in Library Quarterly. This article was a call to arms for library and information science (LIS) researchers to more seriously focus "on the impacts of policies and politics on public libraries" and for library professionals to "wake up the nation on the impacts of these policy and political choices related to public libraries."