Public Policy

E-rate & Broadband

Net Neutrality


  • LCA submits comments to the U.S. Copyright Office requesting renewal of 1201 exemptions for the print disabled, video game preservation, and the use of video by educators and researchers.
  • LCA writes a letter to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) calling for the inclusion of copyright exceptions in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as well as intermediary safe harbors and a strong international exhaustion exception based on U.S. law.
  • LCA calls for additional copyright limitations in H.R. 3301, the Compensating Legacy Artists for their Songs, Service, and Important Contributions to Society Act (the CLASSICS Act).

Coding and Computational Thinking

Policy Revolution!

3D Printing

  • OITP releases report offering practical advice about adopting 3D printers in libraries.
  • ALA, Benetech holds program at SXSWedu on 3D printing and educational equity.
  • OITP comments on Copyright Office’s Section 1201 3D printing rules.
  • OITP releases report urging policymakers to include libraries in 3D printing initiatives and policy discussions.