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Introduction
Libraries and the recession
Public libraries
School libraries
Academic libraries
Libraries and technology
Social networking and libraries
Library construction and renovation
Outreach and diversity efforts
Federal legislation
Libraries and the First Amendment
Copyrighting and licensing

 

Introduction    

ALA, “Submission of the ALA to the FCC Concerning NBP [National Broadband Plan] #18.” Dec. 4, 2009.
http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Libraries-Economy-FCC.pdf

ALA Office for Research & Statistics, “A Perfect Storm Brewing: Budget cuts threaten public library services at time of increased demand.” Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, 2009.
http://www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/issuesbriefs/issuesbrief-perfectstorm.pdf

“Help for both the workforce and small businesses.” Library Journal, Dec. 7, 2009.
http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6710297.html

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Libraries and the recession    

ALA, “ Advocating in a Tough Economy.”
http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/advocacy/advocacyuniversity/toolkit/index.cfm

ALA Office for Research & Statistics, “A Perfect Storm Brewing: Budget cuts threaten public library services at time of increased demand.” Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, 2009.
http://www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/issuesbriefs/issuesbrief-perfectstorm.pdf

Aldrich, Jeremy, “Library Cuts Hours.” Crocktown.com (“Improperganda for the Shenandoah Valley’s elite masses”), posted Aug. 5, 2009. http://www.crocktown.com/2009/08/library-cuts-hours.html

American Association of School Librarians, “Crisis Toolkit & Resources.”
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslproftools/toolkits/crisis.cfm

Association of College and Research Libraries, “Association of College and Research Libraries Advocacy Resources.”
http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/advocacy/advocacyuniversity/toolkit/acrl.cfm

Aujla, Simmi, “George Washington U. Experiments With Robotic Book Digitization.” Chronicle of Higher Education Dec. 1, 2009. http://chronicle.com/blogPost/George-Washington-U/9036/

Boehm, Mike, “Libraries, municipal arts agencies are hit in L.A. budget proposals.” Los Angeles Times “Culture Monster” blog, posted April 20, 2009. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2009/04/arts-funding.html

Brassfield, Mike, “Economy pits Clearwater budget vs. library fans.” St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Sunday, April 19, 2009. http://www.tampabay.com/news/localgovernment/article993330.ece

Cheves, John, “Lexington Public Library to cut budget.” Lexington [Ky.] Herald-Leader, Sept. 10, 2009. http://www.kentucky.com/1041/story/928764.html

Davis, Denise M., The Condition Of U.S. Libraries: Public Library Trends, 2002 ‐ 2009. ALA, December 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/research/librarystats/public/Condition_of_Libraries_1999.20.pdf

Davis, Denise M., John Carlo Bertot, and Charles R. McClure, Libraries Connect Communities 3: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2008–2009. Chicago: ALA, Sept. 25, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/2008_2009/librariesconnectcommunities3.pdf

Doyle, Jessica,“Recession has many running for the library.” CNN/KCAL-TV, Los Angeles, Feb. 11, 2009. http://www.blinkx.com/watch-video/recession-has-many-running-for-the-libraries/RkwBTQNIyMONzrV-FhSMRA

Fiels, Keith Michael, AL Focus, May 19, 2009.

Flagg, Gordon, “State Budgets Hammer Public Libraries Nationwide.” American Libraries, Vol. 40, Nos. 8-9, August/September 2009, p. 19.

Howard, Jennifer, “Libraries Explore Big Ideas to Overcome Small Budgets.” Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 22, 2009. http://chronicle.com/article/Libraries-Explore-Big-Ideas-to/49227/

Hu, Ev, “Job seekers without Internet access stretch libraries’ computers.” The Oregonian, May 21, 2009.
http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2009/05/job_seekers_without_internet_a.html

Jerrard, Jane, Crisis in Employment: A Librarian’s Guide to Helping Job Seekers. Foreword by Denise Davis, ALA Office for Research and Statistics. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2009. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2711

Kniffel, Leonard, and Charles W. Bailey Jr., “Cuts, Freezes Widespread in Academic Libraries.” American Libraries, Vol. 40, Nos. 6-7, June/July 2009, p. 29.

Kovner, Guy, “Library to close for 10 days after holidays; Declining property tax revenue prompts Sonoma County [Calif.] to shut all 13 library branches from 2 p.m. Dec. 24 until Jan. 4.” The Press Democrat, Nov. 4, 2009.
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20091104/COMMUNITY/911049976

McNichol, Elizabeth, and Nicholas Johnson, “Recession Continues to Batter State Budgets; State Responses Could Slow Recovery.” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, updated on Jan. 28, 2010.
http://www.cbpp.org/cms/?fa=view&id=711

Meyers, Rhiannon, “City to [use federal stimulus funds to] cool down library.” Galveston (Tex.) Daily News, June 27, 2009. http://galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=2660252ca497ef53

Mitchell, Max R., “State slashes library funds. MIDYEAR BUDGET CUTS: North country facilities likely to lose $40,000.” Watertown Daily Times, Dec. 6, 2009. http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20091206/NEWS05/312069968

Morilak, Mark A., “Budget cuts put brakes on Medina Library’s Bookmobile.” Cleveland.com, posted Aug. 23, 2009. http://blog.cleveland.com/brunswicksuntimes/2009/08/budget_cuts_put_brakes_on_medi.html

Pearson, Jake, “Brooklyn public libraries to open on Sundays, return to a seven-day schedule.” New York Daily News, Sept, 16, 2009.
http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2009/09/16/2009-09-16_brooklyn_public_libraries_to_open_on_sundays_return_to_a_sevenday_schedule_.html

Phan, Tai; Laura Hardesty; Cindy Sheckells; and Denise Davis, Academic Libraries: 2008. First Look. Table 12. Percentage of academic libraries with selected electronic services, by control, level, size, and Carnegie classification of institution: Fall 2008. National Center for Education Statistics, December 2009 http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010348.pdf. Public Library Association, “Libraries Prosper with Passion, Purpose, and Persuasion! A PLA Toolkit for Success.” Available through the Public Library Association and theALAStore. http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/pla/plaadvocacy/librariesprospertoolkit/index.cfm

Rettig, Jim, “Libraries stand ready to help in tough economic times,” Huffington Post, Dec. 11, 2008.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-rettig/libraries-stand-ready-to_b_150268.html

Saulny, Susan, and Karen Ann Cullotta, “Downturn puts new stresses on libraries.” New York Times, April 1, 2009. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/02/us/02library.html?_r=1

Smith, Chad, “Library funding saved.” St. Augustine (Fla.) Record, May 4, 2009.
http://staugustine.com/stories/050409/news_050409_002.shtml

State of North Carolina, “Gov. Perdue Announces Library-Based ‘JobSearch Help Desk.’” Office of Gov. Bev Perdue, Press Release, Feb. 13, 2009. http://www.governor.state.nc.us/NewsItems/PressReleaseDetail.aspx?newsItemID=73

Whelan, Debra Lau, “President Obama Proposes Eliminating Federal School Library Funds.” School Library Journal, Feb. 1, 2010. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6717242.html?nid=2413&source=link&rid=16984463

Young Adult Library Services Association, Speaking Up for Library Services to Teens. A Guide to Advocacy.
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/advocacy_final.pdf

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Public libraries    

ALA Public Information Office, “Roles of public library technology in supporting E-government highlighted in new issues brief.” Press release, June 23, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pressreleases2009/june2009/egovbrief_ors.cfm

American Library Association, “Thousands celebrate technology at libraries during Teen Tech Week 2009.” Press release, May 5, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pressreleases2009/may2009/yalsattwwrap.cfm

Bertot, John Carlo, Larra Clark, Denise M. Davis, and Charles R. McClure, “Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, 2008-2009.” ALA Office for Research & Statistics, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/index.cfm

Bertot, John Carlo, Dawn Borgardt, and Shannon N. Simmons, (University of Maryland [UMCP] Center for Library & Information Innovation); and Larra Clark (ALA Office for Research & Statistics) and Jessica McGilvray (ALA Office of Government Relations), “U.S. Public Libraries and E-Government Services.” ALA Office for Research & Statistics, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/issuesbriefs/IssuesBrief-Egov.pdf

Caplan, Audra, and the Young Adult Library Services Association, “YALSA White Paper: The Benefits of Including Dedicated Young Adult Librarians on Staff in the Public Library.” January 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/profdev/whitepapers/yastaff.cfm

Harris Interactive, Harris Poll Quorum (phone survey of 1,022 people age 18 and older), January 2010.
Institute of Museum and Library Services, “IMLS Publishes FY 2007 Public Libraries Survey Report.” Press release, June 30, 2009. http://www.imls.gov/news/2009/063009.shtm

Institute of Museum and Library Services, “Public Libraries Survey, Fiscal Year 2007.” http://harvester.census.gov/imls/pubs/pls/pub_detail.asp?id=122

Young Adult Library Services Association, “Teens and Social Networking in School and Public Libraries: A Toolkit for Librarians & Library Workers.” http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/profdev/socialnetworkingtool.pdf.

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School libraries    

“School Libraries Count! AASL’s National Longitudinal Survey of School Library Media Programs. American Association of School Librarians, 2009.” http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/slcsurvey.cfm

Goldring, Rebecca, and Kerry Gruber, Characteristics of Public and Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary School Library Media Centers in the United States: Results From the 2007–08 Schools and Staffing Survey. National Center for Education Statistics, 2009. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2009/2009322.pdf

“Researcher Exploring Ways to Bring Digital Content to School Libraries.” Press release, Florida State University, May 2, 2009.  http://www.fsu.com/News-Archive/2009/May2/Researcher-Exploring-Ways-to-Bring-Digital-Content-to-School-Libraries

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Academic libraries    

American Library Association–Allied Professional Association, ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian—Public and Academic. ALA-APA, 2009. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2726

Aujla, Simmi, “George Washington U. Experiments With Robotic Book Digitization.” Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 1, 2009. http://chronicle.com/blogPost/George-Washington-U/9036/

Council of Independent Colleges, “Information Fluency in the Disciplines” (workshop description).
http://www.cic.edu/conferences_events/workshop/information_fluency.asp

Davis, Denise, “Overview of Library Trends, 1999-2009,” American Library Association Office of Research and Statistics unpublished report, Dec. 12, 2009, pp. 18, 27, 34, 35-36. Used with permission.

Fiels, Keith Michael, “ALA’s Tools to Help Libraries in a Tough Economy.” AL Focus, posted May 19, 2009.
http://alfocus.ala.org/alas-tools-help-libraries-tough-economy-transcript

Head, Alison J., and Michael B. Eisenberg, Lessons Learned: How College Students Seek Information in the Digital Age. Project Information Literacy Progress Report, Information School, University of Washington, Dec. 1, 2009.
http://projectinfolit.org/pdfs/PIL_Fall2009_Year1Report_12_2009.pdf

Howard, Jennifer, “Libraries Explore Big Ideas to Overcome Small Budgets.” Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 22, 2009. http://chronicle.com/article/Libraries-Explore-Big-Ideas/49227/

Jakubs, Deborah, Duke University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs, Duke University Libraries newsletter, Summer 2009. http://library.duke.edu/support/friends/newsletter/summer2009.html Maatta, Stephanie, “Placements & Salaries Survey 2009: Where the Jobs Are.” Library Journal, Oct. 15, 2009. http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6700597.html#academic-libraries&

Malenfant, Kara, “Rep. Grijalva secures amendment to include ‘libraries’ in student aid bill.” ACRL [Association of College & Research Libraries] Insider, Sept. 18, 2009.
http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/2009/09/18/rep-grijalva-secures-amendment-to-include-%E2%80%98libraries%E2%80%99-in-student-aid-bill/

McLemee, Scott, “The Cusp of Every Bibliomaniac’s Dream.” Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 25, 2009.
http://www.insidehighered.com/views/mclemee/mclemee266?no_mobile_redirect=true

National Center for Education Statistics, Academic Libraries: 2008. First Look. P. 2; Table 3: Gate count, reference transactions per typical week at academic libraries, and total information service to groups, by control, level, size, and Carnegie classification of institutions; Table 5. Number of volumes, units, and subscriptions held at the end of the Fiscal year at academic libraries, by control, level, size, and Carnegie classification of institution; Table 6. Number of volumes, units, and subscriptions added during the fiscal year at academic libraries, by control, level, size, and Carnegie classification of institution; Table 12: Percentage of academic libraries with selected electronic services, by control, level, size, and Carnegie classification of institution: Fall 2008. December 2009. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010348.pdf

Oder, Norman, “More than one-third of institutions have received budget cuts of at least 5%.” Library Journal, Nov. 5, 2009. http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6705634.html?nid=2673&source=title&rid=&

Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, “Public Access Policies for Science and Technol`ogy Funding Agencies Across the Federal Government.” Federal Register, Dec. 9, 2009. http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-29322.htm

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Libraries and technology    

ALA, “ALA Joins Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition.” Press release, June 11, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pressreleases2009/june2009/broadband_wo.cfm

ALA Washington Office, “Comments . . . in Response to NBP Public Notice #15,” Nov. 20, 2009.
http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/E-Rate-comments.pdf

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, “Foundation Announces New Support for Public Libraries to Help Provide Broadband Access for More Americans.” Press release, Dec. 1, 2009.
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/press-releases/Pages/opportunity-online-helping-libraries-get-broadband-funding-091201.aspx

“Bowker Reports U.S. Book Production Declines 3% in 2008, but ‘On Demand’ Publishing More than Doubles.” Bowker press release, New Providence, N.J., May 19, 2009.
http://bowker.com/index.php/press-releases/563-bowker-reports-us-book-production-declines-3-in-2008-but-qon-demandq-publishing-more-than-doubles

Davis, Denise M., John Carlo Bertot, and Charles R. McClure, Libraries Connect Communities 3: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2008–2009. Chicago: ALA, Sept. 25, 2009.
http://www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/2008_2009/librariesconnectcommunities3.pdf

Davis, Denise M., Norman Rose, and Larra Clark, “How to work a crisis: Demonstrating that libraries are a necessity.” American Libraries, Vol. 40, No. 11, November 2009, pp. 50-52.

Flagg, Gordon, “Libraries Get Broadband Stimulus Grants.” American Libraries Online, posted Dec. 21, 2009. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/12212009/libraries-get-broadband-stimulus-grants

Kerner, Thane, “Quantifying the Obvious.” Silverchair.com, posted Oct. 16, 2009.
http://blog.silverchair.com/2009/10/16/quantifying-the-obvious/

Informing Communities. Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age. The Report of The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy, p. 25.Washington, D.C., The Aspen Institute, 2009.
https://secure.nmmstream.net/anon.newmediamill/aspen/kcfinalenglishbookweb.pdf

Public Library Data Service 2009 Report. Chicago, Public Library Association, 2009.

Rich, Mokoto, “Libraries and Readers Wade Into Digital Lending.” New York Times, Oct. 14, 2009.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/15/books/15libraries.html

Slotnik, Daniel E., “Public Library’s Online Catalog Causes Delays in Troubled Debut.” New York Times, July 7, 2009. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/08/nyregion/08library.html?scp=5&sq=%22New+York+Public+Library%22+catalog&st=nyt

Smith, Shannon D., Gail Salaway, and Judith B. Caruso, The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009. Education Center for Applied Research, 2009. http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ers0906/rs/ERS0906w.pdf

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Social networking and libraries    

Abram, Stephen, “Using Social Media in Libraries.” Blog posting on Stephen’s Lighthouse, Oct. 16, 2009. http://stephenslighthouse.com/2009/10/16/using-social-media-in-libraries/ 

Boss, Richard W., “Social Networking Sites and Libraries.” Public Library Association Tech Note, prepared Oct. 28, 2009.  http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/pla/plapublications/platechnotes/socialnetworks.cfm

Brown, AnnaLaura, “Top 10 Social Networking in Libraries Trends for 2010.” Posting on the Social Networking for Libraries blog, Dec. 26, 2009.
http://socialnetworkinglibrarian.com/index.php/archive/top-10-social-networking-in-libraries-trends-for-2010/

Curtis, Roger E. Social media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract New Users—Second Survey. November 2009. Colombia, S.C., South Carolina State Library, 2009.
http://www.slideshare.net/crr29061/social-media-libraries-and-web-20-how-american-libraries-are-using-new-tools-for-public-relations-and-to-attract-new-users-second-survey-november-2009

Fitzpatrick, Sean, “Lib1.0 Committee Still Out on Lib2.0 Promise.” Blog posting on American Libraries Inside Scoop, July 14, 2009. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/insidescoop/lib10-committee-still-out-lib20-promise

Goodes, Pamela, “AASL Conference: Charlotte Welcomes School Librarians.” Blog posting on American Libraries Inside Scoop, Nov. 5, 2009.
http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/insidescoop/aasl-conference-charlotte-welcomes-school-librarians

Lietzau, Zeth, U.S. Public Libraries and the Use of Web Technologies. Denver, Library Research Service, 2009.
http://www.lrs.org/documents/closer_look/WebTech_2008_Closer_Look.pdf

Macias, Max, “Ten Technologies to Increase Communication in Your Organization.” Blog posting on Lowrider Librarian, Oct. 10, 2009. http://lowriderlibrarian.blogspot.com/2009/10/we-live-in-time-unprecedented-for.html

Murphy, Joe, and Heather Moulaison, “Social Networking Literacy Competencies for Librarians: Exploring Considerations and Engaging Participation.” Contributed paper, Association of College and Research Libraries national conference, March 14, 2009. http://eprints.rclis.org/16219/1/Social_networking_Literacy_for_librarians.pdf

Ostrow, Adam, “Number of Social Networking Users Has Doubled Since 2007.” Posting on Mashable: The Social Media Guide, August 2009. http://mashable.com/2009/07/28/social-networking-users-us/#comment-13460656

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Library construction and renovation    

“2009 Library Design Showcase.” American Libraries, April 2009, pp. 30-42.

“Beauvoir library to be rebuilt.” Biloxi (Miss.) Sun-Herald, Oct. 7, 2009; American Libraries Online, posted Oct. 14, 2009. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/al_direct/10142009

Fox, Bette-Lee, “Library Buildings 2009: The Constant Library.” Library Journal, Dec. 15, 2009.
http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6709734.html?nid=2673&source=title&rid=17662222&

“Fresno State opens largest library in CSU system.” Central Valley Business Times, Feb, 20, 2009. http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=11209

Isensee, Laura, “Bush library may be one of last housed in a building.” Dallas Morning News, March 31, 2009. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/politics/national/stories/033109dnmetarchives.4a4f4d0.html

Lyon, John, “Five years in, Clinton Library still a big draw.” Arkansas News, posted Nov. 16, 2009.
http://arkansasnews.com/2009/11/16/five-years-in-clinton-library-still-a-big-draw/

Maffly, Brian, “U. library enters 21st century after $79 million renovation.” Salt Lake Tribune, Oct. 26, 2009.
http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13639793

McCormick, John, “Obama Library Talk Revs Up Chicago’s Nobel Factory.” Bloomberg.com, Oct. 26, 2009.
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=akoQIV3t5D64

“New Colorado Facility Becomes First Carbon-Positive Library.” American Libraries Online, Dec. 12, 2009. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/12122009/new-colorado-facility-becomes-first-carbon-positive-library

Pyle, Encarnacion, “OSU’s main library reopens today after three-year, $109 million renovation.” Columbus Dispatch, Aug. 3, 2009.

Stack, Peggy Fletcher, “Church History Library is unveiled downtown.” Salt Lake Tribune, June 22, 2009.
http://www.sltrib.com/ci_12573143?IADID=Search-www.sltrib.com-www.sltrib.com

Stahl, Lori, “At Lewisville warehouse, archivists catalog items for George W. Bush Presidential Library at SMU.” Dallas Morning News, July 27, 2009.
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/tv/stories/DN-bushlib_27met.ART0.State.Edition2.4ba54d2.html

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Outreach and diversity efforts    

ALA Washington Office, “Library associations testify on access to copyrighted works for the blind.” District Dispatch, May 21, 2009. http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=2904

———, “Library Copyright Alliance calls for treaty to ensure access for reading disabled.” Press release, Dec. 7, 2009. http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=4099
 

Carter, Dennis, “More books coming to students with disabilities.” eCampus News, April 30, 2009.
http://www.ecampusnews.com/2009/04/30/more-books-coming-to-students-with-disabilities/

Library of Congress, “StoryCorps Launches Initiative to Collect Stories from Latinos Across the Country.” Press release, Sept. 21, 2009. http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2009/09-179.html

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped website. http://www.loc.gov/nls/index.html

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Federal legislation    

ALA Washington Office, “ALA: House takes lead with strong surveillance reform bills.” District Dispatch, Oct. 21, 2009. http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=3907
 

———, “Congress clears legislation to fund Library Services and Technology Act.” District Dispatch, Dec. 16, 2009. http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=4138

———, “CPSC Issues Rule Regarding Lead Standards; More Guidance To Come for Libraries.” District Dispatch, Aug. 29, 2009. http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=3560

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Libraries and the First Amendment    

American Civil Liberties Union, “Obama Administration Will Not Ask Supreme Court To Take Up National Security Letter ‘Gag Order’ Decision.” Press release, May 18, 2009.
http://www.aclu.org/print/national-security/obama-administration-will-not-ask-supreme-court-take-national-security-letter-gag-

Bresnahan, John, “Patriot Act renewal delayed.” Politico, Dec. 16, 2009. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1209/30649.html

Burris, Annie, “Superintendent doesn’t ban Angelou book but adds restrictions.” The Orange County Register, Nov. 3, 2009. http://www.ocregister.com/news/book-217630-district-school.html?pic=3

Caldwell-Stone, Deborah Ann,“Kentucky Library Addresses Demands to Censor Graphic Novel, Limit Youth Rights.”ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom, Dec. 3, 2009.

Flagg, Gordon, “Washington Supreme Court Hears Internet Filtering Case.” American Libraries Online, posted June 25, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/june2009/washhearsfiltercase062509.cfm

Goldberg, Beverly, “Tennessee Schools Unblock LGBT Websites Following Lawsuit.” American Libraries Online, June 9, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/june2009/tennlgbtunblocked060909.cfm

———, “Milwaukee Group Seeks Fiery Alternative to Materials Challenge.” American Libraries Online,posted June 3, 2009; modified June 8, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/june2009/westbendbabybebop060309.cfm

Kratz, Jeff, “House re-introduces SKILLs Act emphasizing role of school librarians.” ALA Washington Office, District Dispatch, Oct. 30, 2009. http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=3980

Landgraf, Greg, “Cheshire Library Retains True-Crime Book about Town Murders.” American Libraries Online, posted Nov. 11, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/november2009/chesirecrimebookstays111709.cfm

“Objections to some books are on the rise.” Nashville, Tenn., The Tennessean, May 31, 2009.

Terry, Jenni, ALA Washington Office, and Beverly Goldberg, American Libraries, “Senate Bill Defends Reader Privacy by Regulating Surveillance.” American Libraries Online, posted Sept. 18, 2009; corrected Sept. 25, 2009.
http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/september2009/justiceactintro091809.cfm

———, “Senate Introduces Second Patriot Act Reform Bill in a Week.” American Libraries Online, posted Sept. 22, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/september2009/secondpatriotactreform092209.cfm

Verges, Josh, “School board puts restrictions on graphic novel.” Sioux Falls (S.D.) Argus Leader, Nov. 11, 2009. http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/argusleader/access/1898367511.html?FMT=ABS&date=Nov+11,+2009 (subscription required)

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Copyright and licensing    

ALA TechSource, “Library 2.0 Gang 09/09: ebooks & ereaders.” Posted by Richard Wallis on Sept. 11, 2009. http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2009/09/library-20-gang-0909-ebooks-ereaders.html

ALA Washington Office, “Library associations raise Google Book Search pricing concerns to DOJ.” Press release, Dec. 17, 2009. http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=4156

Albanese, Andrew Richard, “Deal or No Deal: What if the Google Settlement Fails?” Publishers Weekly, May 25, 2009. http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6660295.html

“Amazon Lets Publishers Silence Kindle Audio.” American Libraries Online, posted March 12, 2009.
http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/march2009/kindleaudioflak.cfm

Band, Jonathan, “A Guide for the Perplexed Part III: The Amended Settlement Agreement.” policybandwidth.com, 2009.
http://wo.ala.org/gbs/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/A-Guide-for-the-Perplexed-Part-III-FINAL.pdf

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———, “Is the Google Books Settlement Worth the Wait?” Posting on Open Book Alliance website, Nov. 13, 2009. http://www.openbookalliance.org/2009/11/is-the-google-settlement-worth-the-wait/

Butler, Brandon, The Google Books Settlement: Who Is Filing And What Are They Saying? ALA, Association of College and Research Libraries, and Association of Research Libraries, 2009. http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/googlefilingcharts.pdf

Capozzi, Catherine, “Library Science Thesis Ideas.” Posted on eHow.com (no date).
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Engleman, Eric, “Amazon settles lawsuit over deleted Kindle copy of ‘1984’.” TechFlash, Sept. 30, 2009.
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Flagg, Gordon, “Copyright head tells House she opposes Google Books settlement.” American Libraries Online, Sept. 16, 2009. http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/september2009/petersopposesgooglebooks091609.cfm

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Goldbetter, Larry, quoted by Harnois, Jeanne, “Revised Google Deal Still Disses Writers, NWU Says.” National Writers Union Local 1981 website, Nov. 16, 2009. https://nwu.org/revised-google-deal-still-disses-writers-nwu-says

Helft, Miguel, “Amazon.com Offers to Replace Copies of Orwell Book.” New York Times, Sept. 4, 2009.
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