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
ALA’s Office for Library Advocacy (OLA) assists library staff and library advocates facing a range of issues, including threats to funding or positions, state or local legislation, and more. Building a network of supporters? Have a story to share? Let us ...
JCARMICHAEL - 07/20/2016 - 10:50 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This past webinar has now been archived. The recording and slides are available to download or share below. Tired of the same old displays and yellow caution tape? Want to engage your community with thoughtful programming and information about the freedom ...
KPEKOLL - 08/10/2016 - 14:06 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Details to come! ...
JFALCON - 08/04/2016 - 12:23 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
I ntroduction Machine-to-machine communications of data allow libraries to offer services such as self-checkout stations and patron account features in library catalogs. A typical scenario might be an application installed on a library management system ...
DCALDWELL-STONE - 07/28/2016 - 01:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Introduction Libraries provide patrons with opportunities to use computers and other devices (e.g. laptops, tablets, ebook readers, etc.) to access online resources such as library catalogs, research databases, ebooks, other digital content, and the Inter ...
DCALDWELL-STONE - 07/28/2016 - 00:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Introduction Libraries publish information and provide services through websites, online public access catalogs (OPACs), and discovery services. The OPAC, often known simply as the library catalog, allows patrons to search the library's collections ...
DCALDWELL-STONE - 07/28/2016 - 00:53 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Introduction Library management systems (LMS), also known as integrated library systems, are used by libraries to inventory collections and manage user records. The LMS stores personal information collected from patrons for a variety of reasons and maint ...
DCALDWELL-STONE - 07/28/2016 - 01:18 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Wednesday, 6/15/2016 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Eastern) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Central) 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Mountain) 9:00 AM-10:00 AM (Pacific) Celebrate GLBT Book Month this June by attending a webinar featuring Gayle E. Pitman, author of This Day in June. This Day ...
KPEKOLL - 06/15/2016 - 13:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
A Free Advocacy Webinar Series Developed and presented by Libby Post of Communication Services, the LCTI will teach attendees how to create, market, and implement an effective advocacy campaign for your library. (Note: Registration is mandatory, and &quo ...
JCARMICHAEL - 08/04/2016 - 14:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased; please see How to Register below for more details. National Library Legislative Day is a two-day advocacy event where hundreds of library supporters, leaders and pat ...
KPEKOLL - 04/22/2016 - 15:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues