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
Join us for a live interview with Jamie LaRue. He will be answering YOUR questions about his passions, positions, and purpose. This is a great opportunity to meet the new director for the Office for Intellectual Freedom. Takeaways Get acquainted with a n ...
KPEKOLL - 02/09/2016 - 15:54 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Name Title Year Senator James Cornyn James Cornyn 2015- Winner President Barack Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies President Barack Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies 2014- Winner Aaron S ...
SMAYEAUX - 01/28/2016 - 13:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights Libraries offer a variety of discovery systems to provide access to the resources in their collections. Such systems can include online public access catalogs (OPAC), library discovery products, institution ...
NPEREZ - 01/12/2016 - 09:12 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Protecting the library users' right to privacy—the right to open inquiry without having the subject of one’s interest examined or scrutinized by others, free from fear of government intrusion, intimidation, or reprisal—is one of the core ethical obli ...
DCALDWELL-STONE - 02/03/2016 - 12:25 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Overview The prevalent use of technology by youth in formal educational and informal social settings, and individually raise a number of issues related to how young people access, apply, create, and share information. These issues range from questions at ...
CWAPNER - 01/05/2016 - 12:10 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Although the Articles of the Library Bill of Rights are unambiguous statements of basic principles that should govern the service of all libraries, questions do arise concerning application of these principles to specific library practices. Following are application/pdf attached to:Instruction Section Preconference ALA Annual Conference 2003
admin - 12/11/2015 - 20:29 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Network Neutrality (or "net" neutrality) is the concept of online non-discrimination. It is the principle that consumers/citizens should be free to get access to- or to provide- the Internet content and services they wish, and that consumer acce application/pdf attached to:
admin - 12/10/2015 - 20:18 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues