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  1. Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates

    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

  2. Rallying Your Community: Mobilizing the Grassroots

    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

  3. Passing the Community Engagement Baton

    “Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Library Snapshot Day 3/30/2011

    Featuring Peggy Cadigan and Rob Banks Library Snapshot Day 3/30/2011 http://ala.adobeconnect.com/ola-snapshot-march2011/ ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:24 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Engaging Communities Through Controversy

     Diane McNutt and Jane Light, Silicon Valley Reads, will describe this library’s "one book-one community" program in Santa Clara (Calif.) County. Its 2012 program, "Muslim and American-Two Perspectives," featured two books written by A ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 09:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Washington Library Snapshot Day

    Washington Library Snapshot Day http://ala.adobeconnect.com/wlsd-2011/ ...

    JFALCON - 03/08/2013 - 10:15 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Distance Education and the TEACH Act

    On November 2nd, 2002, the "Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act" (the TEACH Act), part of the larger Justice Reauthorization legislation (H.R. 2215), was signed into law by President Bush. Long anticipated by educators and libr ...

    admin - 03/24/2016 - 09:24 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. International Copyright & Libraries

    Submissions from the Library Copyright Alliance Information regarding Free Trade Agreements, the World Intellectual Property Organization treaty, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, and other international trade agreements can be found at the Library ...

    admin - 03/24/2016 - 16:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Copyright Issues and Legislation

    Copyright-Related Bills that ALA Supports: Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act The Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act would rectify serious problems with the rulemaking process administered by the U.S. Copyright Office under the Digital Millenn ...

    admin - 04/08/2016 - 11:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Libraries and Licensing

    Introduction Shrink-wrap and click-on license agreements UCITA vs. fair terms Federal copyright law and license agreements International issues Resources on licensing Last update: 25-Aug-2006 10:27 Licensing Issues A continuing issue for ALA in the past f ...

    admin - 03/28/2016 - 10:50 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues