Jazzy Wright Press Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Libraries of all types from coast to coast have hosted Declaration signings, and speakers for this session will discuss their approach and share examples of how they used the Declaration as a means to engage their communities in discussions about their ne ...
JFALCON - 06/09/2014 - 16:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
“Strategic Library Partnerships” is a free webinar focusing on successful partnerships between library types and local government, business communities, community groups and more. Learn how successful partnerships help libraries of all types further their ...
JFALCON - 05/27/2014 - 15:39 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
STEAM Learning, a framework for teaching across the multiple disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, is the focus for this webinar in Barbara Stripling’s “Libraries Change Lives” series. It concentrates on introducing the S ...
JFALCON - 05/20/2014 - 14:08 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA President Barbara Stripling’s “Libraries Change Lives” monthly webinar series continues with “Literacy Innovations in Libraries.” This free webinar will focus on methods, techniques, and ideas to help keep libraries of all types on the forefront of in ...
JFALCON - 05/20/2014 - 15:47 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
“What Is and What’s Next: Making Assessment and New Opportunities,” a free webinar focusing on academic, public and school libraries that are building community and supporting student and user success through making, was originally broadcast on Wednesday, ...
JFALCON - 05/20/2014 - 15:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA President Barbara Stripling’s Libraries Change Lives campaign continues with “Talk About Innovation! TEDx @ Your Library”, a free webinar highlighting the benefit of a partnership between libraries and the influential TEDX (Technology, Entertainment, ...
JFALCON - 05/20/2014 - 15:44 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA President Barbara Stripling’s second installment of the Winter Webinar series “Building Community Through Making,” will be “Making Strategic Partnerships,” featuring nationally recognized speakers and innovative library leaders, from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. C ...
JFALCON - 05/20/2014 - 15:52 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA President Barbara Stripling’s Winter Webinar series “Building Community Through Making,” featuring nationally recognized speakers and innovative library leaders, began Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. This webinar, “Community Engagement through Making,” include ...
JFALCON - 05/20/2014 - 15:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...
JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
n a difficult economy, the citizen voice is more important than ever. Learn how two community organizations, the Sustainable Library Citizens Coalition of Indianapolis-Marion County (Ind.) Public Library and Urban Librarians Unite of New York City, have u ...
JFALCON - 05/03/2013 - 09:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues