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
Let's face it. Stock photos just don't cut it any more. People are moved by authentic images, not perfectly posed stock photos. We need your help. The American Library Association can't tell the story of libraries without your story. We ...
JCARMICHAEL - 07/22/2019 - 16:27 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Kasey Butcher Santana, Ph.D., Library Specialist, Arapahoe Libraries “It worked!" our inmate worker told me when he came in one Tuesday. "My cellie stayed up really late reading the book and then I saw him go next door and I thought there wa ...
AHAYES - 08/16/2019 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Growing Up and Into the Profession: University of Virginia Library Summer High School Internship Program
By: Regina Carter, Teaching & Learning Librarian, UVA Library High School Summer Internship Coordinator and Phylissa Mitchell, Director of Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, & Accessibility and UVA Library High School Summer Internship Program Direct ...
AHAYES - 08/12/2019 - 09:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Kait McNamee, Library Specialist, Arapahoe Library District I first met *Ana on a late weeknight shift. She had come to the library for books but saw me moving equipment out of our recording studio. She asked about the studios and within a few minutes ...
AHAYES - 07/12/2019 - 07:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Cynthia Kiyotake (email@example.com), Library Operations Manager and Richard Lyda, (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mobile Library Services Supervisor, Arapahoe Libraries Providing equitable access to information is a critical responsibility of all publi ...
AHAYES - 07/05/2019 - 08:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
After several years of relative stability, the publisher eBook licensing terms for library lending are again shifting in disconcerting directions. ALA has a longstanding commitment to ensuring all people have access to the world's knowledge through o ...
EWAGNER - 07/29/2019 - 12:11 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Read ALA's new guide for librarians about the 2020 Census. In 2020, the Census will be conducted primarily online for the first time. Like past e-government efforts, this will likely impact libraries and libraries' technology resources as staf ...
EWAGNER - 08/13/2019 - 18:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
New video PSA from “The Art of Racing in the Rain” star Milo Ventimiglia highlights the power of libraries! The video is available for download at http://bit.ly/ventimiglia-psa-download. Please help us spread the word by posting it on your website, socia ...
JCARMICHAEL - 07/25/2019 - 13:05 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Thursday, August 22, 2019- 12:00 to 13:00 @ala_spectrum Join the Spectrum Advisory Committee and other Spectrum alumni for a Twitter chat around work in museums and archives. ...
BJARNAGIN - 07/29/2019 - 13:18 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
All available activity books have been claimed. To stay informed about future giveaways and public awareness resources from ALA, subscribe to the Libraries Transform email list. In the upcoming film “The Kid Who Would Be King,” a regular boy stumbles upon ...
JCARMICHAEL - 07/16/2019 - 13:36 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues