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  1. Virtual Hangout: Marketing Yourself!

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019- 19:00 to 20:00 Online View a recap of the Hangout!   Join the Spectrum Advisory Committee for an informal discussion on marketing yourself through CVs, resumes, and more.  About Virtual Hangouts: Spectrum "virtual hangouts&qu ...

    BJARNAGIN - 04/15/2019 - 10:42 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Scheduling as a Means of Self-Care

      By: Michelle McKinney, Reference & Web Services Librarian, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College Library Discovering Self-Care I never gave much thought to the concept of self-care until I became a mother and found myself being pulled in all dir ...

    AHAYES - 01/30/2019 - 14:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Innovative Approaches to Literacy

    From 2002 to 2010, the  Improving Literacy through School Libraries  program had been the primary source for federal funding of school libraries. However, in recent years the President and U.S. Congress have consolidated or zero-funded this program. In FY ...

    EWAGNER - 03/11/2019 - 10:12 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Library Services and Technology Act

    FYThe Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) is the only federal program exclusively for libraries. It is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). State libraries use the funds to support statewide initiatives and also dist ...

    EWAGNER - 03/11/2019 - 10:08 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Why Librarians Care about Intellectual Property Law and Policy

    Copyright as a balancing of interests Carol C. Henderson, former Executive Director Washington Office, American Library Association The roles libraries play are shaped by copyright law. Copyright in its origins and in the way it has evolved in the United ...

    EWAGNER - 03/10/2019 - 14:47 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Copyright: Summary of the Report on Digital Distance Education

    Copyright Office Issues Report on Distance Education On May 25 the Register of Copyrights, Marybeth Peters, released the "Report on Copyright and Digital Distance Education" as required by a provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of l ...

    EWAGNER - 03/10/2019 - 14:41 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Copyright: Distance Education and the TEACH Act

    Legislative History November 2nd, 2002: The "Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act" (the TEACH Act), part of the largerJustice Reauthorization legislation (H.R. 2215), was signed into law by President Bush. June 1, 2002: The TEAC ...

    EWAGNER - 03/10/2019 - 14:39 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Copyright

    Summary of Positions ALA supports the protection of the public domain. ALA opposes any revision of Section 108 that would erode existing exceptions and foundational principles. ALA supports policy efforts to override contracts for digital resources that c ...

    EWAGNER - 03/10/2019 - 14:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Self-Care for Librarians: Journaling

      By: Bill Sannwald, Principal Librarian, San Diego County Library When people find out journaling is one of my passions, two things often happen. First, they seem a little surprised because, based on my physical appearance, I’m usually mistaken for someo ...

    AHAYES - 01/18/2019 - 09:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Fund Libraries Media Toolkit

    As highly-regarded voices in your communities, librarians can speak with credibility in local media – which is where it counts the most if your goal is to draw the attention of your elected representatives. Here are a few places you can start: Writing let ...

    EWAGNER - 03/04/2019 - 19:30 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues