Branding your library with Local History: Audience
Who uses your collections?
Genealogists - Individuals or organizations interested in researching the history of a specific family group.
Historians - Academics (those who teach or professionally study history) and enthusiasts (those who research on their own time as a hobby or interest) who study historic events, people and organizations they feel have local, national and/or international importance.
Patrons - Specifically "Walk-ins". People who are passively curious about the old house they just bought, the history of a place name, or old photographs of the region.
Students - Individuals who are learning about a local person, place or event as part of their history curriculem.
Teachers - Educators that want to incorporate an element of local history to fit with national teaching standards to make a lesson or project relevant to local students.