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
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
Growing Up and Into the Profession: University of Virginia Library Summer High School Internship Program
By: Regina Carter, Teaching & Learning Librarian, UVA Library High School Summer Internship Coordinator and Phylissa Mitchell, Director of Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, & Accessibility and UVA Library High School Summer Internship Program Direct ...
AHAYES - 08/12/2019 - 09:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Kait McNamee, Library Specialist, Arapahoe Library District I first met *Ana on a late weeknight shift. She had come to the library for books but saw me moving equipment out of our recording studio. She asked about the studios and within a few minutes ...
AHAYES - 07/12/2019 - 07:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Cynthia Kiyotake (firstname.lastname@example.org), Library Operations Manager and Richard Lyda, (email@example.com) Mobile Library Services Supervisor, Arapahoe Libraries Providing equitable access to information is a critical responsibility of all publi ...
AHAYES - 07/05/2019 - 08:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Cearra Harris, Teen Services Specialist/Spectrum Scholar 2018-2019, ImaginOn Library (Charlotte Mecklenburg Library) When the YMCA reached out to me to host a program on social justice for their annual Teen Summit I was initially hesitant. My hesitanc ...
AHAYES - 06/27/2019 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Maggie Shawcross, Adult Services Librarian, High Plains Library District A few months back I was approached by a patron. She asked me if I knew about public charge and its implication to those who were seeking residency status or citizenship. She was ...
AHAYES - 06/21/2019 - 09:03 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: April Sheppard, Assistant Library Director, Arkansas State University Working in an academic library, one quickly learns the impact that library use can have on first-year student success. Not only do we get immediate feedback in the thanks we recei ...
AHAYES - 06/13/2019 - 09:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Ariel Bacon, Collection Management Specialist, Ohio State University Libraries The last semester of my MLIS program at Kent State, a professor offered the unusual opportunity to complete my practicum experience at the Franklin County Juvenile Detent ...
AHAYES - 08/02/2019 - 08:56 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Chelsea Elwood, Supporting Library Specialist, Arapahoe Library District In February 2019, the Public Library Association, a division within the American Library Association, held the Social Justice and Public Libraries: Equity Starts with Us sympos ...
AHAYES - 07/26/2019 - 08:53 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Jane Smith, Public Librarian When I think of the perfect world where everyone understands and believes in the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion I think of all the opportunities and all of the well-deserved respect that our communities des ...
AHAYES - 07/19/2019 - 09:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues