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
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JCARMICHAEL - 04/29/2018 - 12:11 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services and the ALISE Multicultural, Ethnic, and Humanistic Concerns Special Interest Group invite you to join us at Leaders Wanted a pivotal session held at the ALA Annual Conference with the goal of ...
WPRELLWITZ - 04/23/2018 - 16:16 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The “I am ALA” feature on the ALA homepage will spotlight ALA members and the work they do. These segments may be picked up by other ALA-related media, such as AL Direct and www.ilovelibraries.org. If you’re willing to participate—and we hope you are—we’ ...
admin - 06/05/2018 - 13:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Tommy Bui is a 2015-2016 Scholar who holds an MLIS from the University of North Texas and an M.A. in English from California State University – Northridge. He currently works as an Associate Librarian at the Inglewood Public Library in Inglewood, Californ ...
BJARNAGIN - 06/15/2018 - 10:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Brenda Linares is a 2005-2006 Scholar currently working as the Health Sciences Librarian to the School of Nursing at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Brenda holds a BS in Finance from California State University – Northridge ...
BJARNAGIN - 06/07/2018 - 11:11 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Rachel Keiko Stark is a 2010-2011 Scholar currently working as a Health Sciences Librarian, at California State University, Sacramento. Rachel earned her BA from Willamette University and her MS from Drexel University. Rachel is a 2017-2018 MLA Rising Sta ...
BJARNAGIN - 06/06/2018 - 11:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Libraries are major sources of information for society and they serve as guardians of the public’s access to information more generally. Core values of the library community such as equal access to information, intellectual freedom, and the objective stew ...
EWAGNER - 06/14/2018 - 15:53 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Networks are the core infrastructure that enable public access to information. At physical libraries, networks provide access to information resources within a library building, a library system, and around the world. Because of the proliferation of netwo ...
EWAGNER - 06/14/2018 - 15:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Libraries collect, organize, and preserve and help the public find, use, and understand a wealth of information from their local, state, and federal governments. For as long as libraries have been delivering government information of all types to the publ ...
EWAGNER - 06/14/2018 - 11:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Note: As of July 2016, the E-Government Toolkit is no longer updated. E-Government is defined as the use of technology, particularly the Internet, as a means to deliver government services and to facilitate the interaction of the public with government en ...
EWAGNER - 06/14/2018 - 10:31 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues