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  1. A Cautionary Tale

    What a dystopian film can teach us about information, power, and control By Joseph Janes In an alternative universe, I’m a film historian. I got hooked in college, where multiple film society screenings were shown almost nightly for a couple of bucks apie ...

    ssinharoy - 02/03/2014 - 13:22 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Intellectual Freedom Manual Dominates Council III

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera ALA Council met for its third and final session at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition on Tuesday, July 1. The Intellectual Freedom Committee presented 14 action items (CD#19.3–19.17) as revisions to th ...

    bgoldberg - 07/02/2014 - 11:12 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Mass Surveillance and the Snowden Revelations

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By George M. Eberhart As part of its ongoing collaboration with the National Security Archive (NSA), database publisher ProQuest invited NSA Executive Director Tom Blanton to keynote its customer luncheon at the 2014 ALA An ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 12:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. How to be a Ninja Warrior Filter Fighter!

    In honor of Banned Websites Awareness Day, this webinar focuses on how overly restrictive filtering of legitimate, educational websites and academically useful social networking tools affects student learning. Presenter Gwyneth Jones  will also share what ...

    JHABLEY - 09/19/2014 - 12:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Joint Statement from the Presidents of the Ethnic Caucuses of ALA (AILA, APALA, BCALA, CALA, REFORMA) and the American Library Association (ALA)

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop March 24, 2014 The values of diversity, equity, and inclusion form the foundation of the library profession and our professional associations. Those values have been challenged by the discriminatory enforcement of the “Stan ...

    bgoldberg - 03/25/2014 - 14:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Council III Critiques Government Surveillance

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera ALA Council wrapped up its business for the 2014 Midwinter Meeting at Council III this morning, announcing the election of three new members—Peter D. Hepburn, Gina L. Persichini, and Gail A. Schlachter—to the ...

    bgoldberg - 02/03/2014 - 09:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Tales of a Former Child Soldier

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop Ishmael Beah captivates crowd By Sanhita SinhaRoy “When you’ve been so deeply touched by violence, you don’t glorify it. You’re not fascinated by it in any way,” author Ishmael Beah told a captivated crowd of several hundre ...

    bgoldberg - 01/29/2014 - 10:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Freedom of Information Day 2013

    ALA Events Celebration Friday, March 15, 2013 (All day) Please join us on March 15 to celebrate the 15 th annual Freedom of Information Day at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The day will feature a key note discussion with First ...

    RBERQUIST - 04/22/2014 - 14:09 - Conferences & Events

  9. Freedom of Information Day 2012

    ALA Events Celebration Friday, March 16, 2012 (All day) Freedom of Information (FOI) Day is an annual event on or near March 16, the birthday of James Madison, who is widely regarded as the Father of the Constitution and as the foremost advocate for openn ...

    RBERQUIST - 04/22/2014 - 14:09 - Conferences & Events

  10. Freedom of Information Day 2011

    ALA Events Celebration Wednesday, March 16, 2011 (All day) Freedom of Information (FOI) Day is an annual event on or near March 16, the birthday of James Madison, who is widely regarded as the Father of the Constitution and as the foremost advocate for op ...

    RBERQUIST - 04/22/2014 - 14:09 - Conferences & Events

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