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
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
“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
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
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
Washington Library Snapshot Day http://ala.adobeconnect.com/wlsd-2011/ ...
JFALCON - 03/08/2013 - 10:15 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ci•vil•i•ty n 1 archaic: training in the humanities 2 courtesy, politeness; a polite act or expression So what’s the relationship between civility and diversity? If we really think about the goals of diversity, we are seeking a workplace where differ ...
admin - 01/20/2016 - 15:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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
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
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