Jazzy Wright Press Officer email@example.com WASHINGTON, D.C.—Barbara Stripling, president of the American Library Association (ALA), released the following statement regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruling on Verizon v. FCC: “The American Library Association is extremely
01/16/2014 - 13:17
Senate passage of Every Student Succeeds Act boosts U.S. school children’s chances of 21st century success
Nancy Gravatt Press Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) and the American Association of School Librarians applaud the passage of S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The bill is the first piece of federal legislation in more than 50 years opens
12/09/2015 - 11:03
Jazzy Wright Press Officer email@example.com Today, higher education and library organizations representing thousands of colleges, universities, and libraries nationwide released a joint set of Net Neutrality Principles they recommend form the basis of an upcoming Federal Communications
07/15/2014 - 08:43
Let's face it. Stock photos just don't cut it any more. People are moved by authentic images, not perfectly posed stock photos. We need your help. The American Library Association can't tell the story of libraries without your story. We ...
JCARMICHAEL - 07/22/2019 - 16:27 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Denice Adkins, Associate Professor, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri As part of the Diversity Research Grants Program sponsored by ODLOS, we've started a monthly spotlight on research advancing iss ...
AHAYES - 09/20/2019 - 16:06 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Sally Inglett, President & Founder, MEternally, LLC A dementia-friendly movement is sweeping the nation, and for good reason. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that almost 6 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or ot ...
AHAYES - 09/13/2019 - 08:00 - 1 comment - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Tommy Vinh Bui, Teen and Adult Services, Los Angeles County Library Long have I found myself adrift in a constantly roiling strait of changing cultural identities and blurry borders of personal allegiances. I’m the child of Vietnamese refugees and gr ...
AHAYES - 09/06/2019 - 10:36 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Babak Zarin, Access Services Librarian, Central Rappahannock Regional Library So there you are. Your department is throwing a social reception, and you want to talk with someone, but you have no idea how to get started and you’re starting to wonder wh ...
AHAYES - 08/29/2019 - 09:03 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The Issue ALA believes that every school should have an effective school library program. While reading and books are mainstays of the school library program, today’s effective school library programs are also sophisticated learning environments that prov ...
EWAGNER - 09/12/2019 - 16:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
America’s libraries are committed to promoting literacy and a love of reading with diverse collections, programs and services for all ages. In an increasingly digital world, our libraries are investing more in eBooks and downloadable media. And millions o ...
JCARMICHAEL - 09/18/2019 - 18:45 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Katrina Spencer, Literatures & Cultures Librarian, Middlebury College For two years now, I have been publishing a weekly book review column, “ The Librarian Is In,” in Middlebury College’s weekly print and digital newspaper, The Campus. I have f ...
AHAYES - 08/23/2019 - 07:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Kasey Butcher Santana, Ph.D., Library Specialist, Arapahoe Libraries “It worked!" our inmate worker told me when he came in one Tuesday. "My cellie stayed up really late reading the book and then I saw him go next door and I thought there wa ...
AHAYES - 08/16/2019 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Join hundreds of library advocates for the American Library Association’s 45th National Library Legislative Day in 2020! Held in Washington, D.C., National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) is a two-day educational event designed to provide attendees the opp ...
EWAGNER - 09/13/2019 - 10:26 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues