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Executive Summary

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American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom. “Choose Privacy Week.” http://chooseprivacyweek.org/
Association of Research Libraries. “Authors Guild v. HathiTrust (2014).” http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/court-cases/105-authors-guild-v-hathi-trust

Lo, Malinda. “Book Challenges Suppress Diversity.” Diversity in YA, September 18, 2014. http://www.diversityinya.com/2014/09/book-challenges-suppress-diversity/

Naidoo, Jamie Campbell. The Importance of Diversity in Library Programs and Material Collections for Children. White paper written for the ALA Association for Library Service to Children and adopted by the ALSC Board of Directors, April 5, 2014. http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/ALSCwhitepaper_importance%20of%20diversity_with%20graphics_FINAL.pdf

National Survey of Student Engagement. “NSSE National Results 2014: Bringing the Institution into Focus.” November 20, 2014. http://nsse.iub.edu/html/annual_results.cfm

Partnership for 21st Century Skills. “Information Literacy.” http://www.p21.org/index.php?option=com_content&id=264&Itemid=120

Rainie, Lee. “7 Surprises about Libraries in Our Surveys.” Fact Tank, Pew Research Center, June 30, 2014. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/06/30/7-surprises-about-libraries-in-our-surveys/

US Congress. House. USA FREEDOM Act. HR 3361. 113th Cong. (2013–2014). In Congress.gov. https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/3361

US Department of Education. “Elementary and Secondary Education Act.” http://www.ed.gov/esea

US Department of Labor. Employment and Training Administration. “Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.” Updated February 27, 2015. http://www.doleta.gov/WIOA/

US Institute of Museum and Library Services. “IMLS Budget for FY 2014.” January 23, 2014. http://www.imls.gov/imls_budget_for_fy_2014.aspx

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Introduction

American Library Association. Office of Government Relations. “Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), National Library Legislative Day, May 5–6, 2014.” Position statement. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/sites/ala.org.advocacy/files/content/advleg/nlld/nlld14_esea.pdf

Association of College and Research Libraries. Research Planning and Review Committee. “Top Trends in Academic Libraries.” College and Research Libraries News 75, no. 6 (June 2014): 294–302. http://crln.acrl.org/content/75/6/294.full.pdf+html

CEOs for Cities. How to Behave Like an Anchor Institution. White paper, June 2010. http://www.ceosforcities.org/pagefiles/behave_anchors.pdf

Manjarrez, Carlos A., et al. Making Cities Stronger: Public Library Contributions to Local Economic Development. Urban Libraries Council, January 2007. http://community-wealth.org/sites/clone.community-wealth.org/files/downloads/report-manjarraz-et-al.pdf

Taylor, Henry Louis, Jr., and Gavin Luter. Anchor Institutions: An Interpretive Review Essay. Anchor Institutions Task Force, 2013. http://www.margainc.com/files_images/general/Literature_Review_2013.pdf

Academic Libraries

American Library Association. The State of America’s Libraries 2014: A Report from the American Library Association. Academic Libraries section. http://www.ala.org/news/state-americas-libraries-report-2014/academic-libraries

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Grimscheid, Laura, and Meredith Schwartz. “Payday: LJ Salary Survey 2014.” Library Journal, July 3, 2014. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/07/careers/payday-lj-salary-survey-2014/

National Survey of Student Engagement. “NSSE National Results 2014: Bringing the Institution into Focus.” November 20, 2014. http://nsse.iub.edu/html/annual_results.cfm

__________. “2014 Topical Module: Experiences with Information Literacy.” http://nsse.iub.edu/2014_institutional_report/pdf/Modules/NSSE14 Module Summary-Experiences with Information Literacy.pdf

School Libraries

American Association of School Librarians. Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. 2007. http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/guidelinesandstandards/learningstandards/AASL_Learning_Standards_2007.pdf

Partnership for 21st Century Skills. “Information Literacy.” http://www.p21.org/index.php?option=com_content&id=264&Itemid=120

US National Center for Education Statistics. National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP): Reading Assessment. Updated October 30, 2014. http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/reading/

Public Libraries

Digital Inclusion Survey. 2013 Survey Results and Reports. College of Information Studies, University of Maryland College Park. http://digitalinclusion.umd.edu/content/reports

Rainie, Lee. “7 Surprises about Libraries in Our Surveys.” Fact Tank, Pew Research Center, June 30, 2014. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/06/30/7-surprises-about-libraries-in-our-surveys/

Rose, R. Norman. 2015 COSLA Survey: An Overview. ALA Office for Research and Statistics, forthcoming in 2015.

US Institute of Museum and Library Services. Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2012. December 2014. http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/PLS_FY2012.pdf

Issues and Trends

American Library Association. Committee on Accreditation. Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies. Adopted by ALA Council, February 2, 2015. http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/sites/ala.org.educationcareers/files/content/standards/Standards_2015_adopted_02-02-15.pdf

American Library Association. Intellectual Freedom Committee. Privacy Tool Kit. Revised January 2014. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/privacyconfidentiality/toolkitsprivacy/privacy

American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom. “Choose Privacy Week.” http://chooseprivacyweek.org/

__________. “Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century.” http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top10

__________. Intellectual Freedom Manual. 9th edition. Edited by Trina Magi and Martin Garnar. American Library Association, 2015. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=11353

__________. “Newly Revealed Records Detail 2013 Decision to Remove Persepolis from CPS Classrooms.” OIF Blog, February 18, 2015. http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=5333

__________. “Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000–2009.” http://www.ala.org/bbooks/top-100-bannedchallenged-books-2000-2009

__________. “You’re Invited to a Free Webinar: Regional Issues for Banned Books in 2014.” OIF Blog, September 3, 2014. http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=5122

American Library Association. Public Programs Office. National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment. White paper, December 2014. http://www.newknowledge.org/nilppa/wp-content/uploads/2014/NILPPA_White_Paper_FINAL_web.pdf

Association for Library Service to Children. “Babies Need Words Every Day.” http://www.ala.org/alsc/babiesneedwords

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Batch, Kristen R. Fencing Out Knowledge: Impacts of the Children’s Internet Protection Act 10 Years Later. ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, Policy Brief no. 5 (June 2014), in collaboration with the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom. http://connect.ala.org/files/cipa_report.pdf

Bates, Monica. “Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Enroll Your Child in a High-Quality Early Learning Program.” Home Room: The Official Blog of the US Department of Education, January 2015. http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/01/top-10-reasons-why-you-should-enroll-your-child-in-a-high-quality-early-learning-program/

Braun, Linda W., et al. The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action. Written for the Young Adult Library Services Association, January 8, 2014. Adopted by the YALSA Board of Directors, December 16, 2013. http://www.ala.org/yaforum/sites/ala.org.yaforum/files/content/YALSA_nationalforum_Final_web_0.pdf

Doyle, Robert P. Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read. American Library Association, 2014. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=10943

Ferguson (Mo.) Municipal Public Library. http://www.ferguson.lib.mo.us/

Fiels, Keith Michael. “From the ALA Director 4/4: Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF).” Librarian from Alaska, April 12, 2014. https://librarianfromalaska.wordpress.com/2014/04/12/from-the-ala-director-44-office-for-intellectual-freedom-oif/

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. “About FAIFE.” Updated January 29, 2015. http://www.ifla.org/about-faife

Koester, Amy. “Young Children, New Media, and Libraries Infographic.” Slideshare, January 27, 2015. http://www.slideshare.net/amykoester35/young-children-new-media-libraries-infographic

Lo, Malinda. “Book Challenges Suppress Diversity.” Diversity in YA, September 18, 2014. http://www.diversityinya.com/2014/09/book-challenges-suppress-diversity/

McNamara, Carter. Basic Guide to Outcomes-Based Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations with Very Limited Resources. Free Management Library. Originally published in 1999. http://managementhelp.org/evaluation/outcomes-evaluation-guide.htm

Naidoo, Jamie Campbell. The Importance of Diversity in Library Programs and Material Collections for Children. White paper written for the ALA Association for Library Service to Children and adopted by the ALSC Board on April 5, 2014. http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/ALSCwhitepaper_importance%20of%20diversity_with%20graphics_FINAL.pdf

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. OECD Skills Outlook 2013. http://skills.oecd.org/skillsoutlook.html

Pacella, Rachael. “Questions of Transparency in Book Banning Decision.” Delmarva Now [Salisbury, Md., Daily Times], January 9, 2015. http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/delaware/2015/01/09/cameron-post-back-library-shelves/21520371/

Rutgers School of Communication and Information. “MLIS Colloquium: Libraries, National Security, and Privacy, April 23, 2014.” SC&I Events. http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/events/libraries-national-security-and-privacy.html

Scales, Pat R. Books Under Fire: A Hit List of Banned and Challenged Children’s Books. American Library Association, 2015. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=11135

Shankar, Maya. “Empowering Our Children by Bridging the Word Gap.” White House Blog, June 24, 2014. https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/06/25/empowering-our-children-bridging-word-gap

US Institute of Museum and Library Services. “IMLS 2012 Public Libraries Survey Report Issued.” Press release, January 26, 2015. http://www.imls.gov/imls_2012_public_libraries_survey_report_issued.aspx

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US National Center for Education Statistics. Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC): Overview. https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/

Williams, Maren. “What Went Wrong in Highland Park?” Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Blog, February 13, 2015. http://cbldf.org/2015/02/what-went-wrong-in-highland-park/

National Issues and Trends

American Library Association. Office for Information Technology Policy. “ALA Launches Policy Revolution! Initiative for Libraries.” Press release, November 13, 2014. http://www.ala.org/news/node/9649

__________. “ALA Seeks Feedback on Draft National Policy Agenda for Libraries.” Press release, January 26, 2015. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/01/ala-seeks-feedback-draft-national-policy-agenda-libraries

__________. “The E’s of Libraries.” http://www.ala.org/offices/oitp/Es_of_libraries

Association of Research Libraries. “Authors Guild v. HathiTrust (2014).” http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/court-cases/105-authors-guild-v-hathi-trust

Cambridge University Press et al. v. Carl V. Patton et al. (N. D. Ga. 2008). Justia Dockets and Filings. http://dockets.justia.com/docket/georgia/gandce/1:2008cv01425/150651/

Chappell, Bill. “‘Cromnibus’ Spending Bill Passes, Just Hours before Deadline.” The Two-Way, National Public Radio, December 11, 2014. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/12/11/370132039/house-poised-to-vote-on-controversial-cromnibus-spending-bill

__________. “FCC Publishes Full Text of Net Neutrality Rules.” The Two-Way, National Public Radio, March 12, 2015. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2015/03/12/392544534/fcc-publishes-full-text-of-net-neutrality-rules

Colb, Sherry F. “The Supreme Court Decides Riley v. California and Updates the Fourth Amendment.” Verdict: Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia, July 1, 2014. https://verdict.justia.com/2014/07/01/supreme-court-decides-riley-v-california-updates-fourth-amendment

Howard, Jennifer. “Publishers Win Reversal of Court Ruling That Favored ‘E-Reserves’ at Georgia State U.” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 18, 2014. http://chronicle.com/article/Publishers-Win-Reversal-of/149523/

Robertson, Adi, and Nathan Ingraham. “USA Freedom Act for NSA Reform Is Voted Down in the Senate.” The Verge, November 18, 2014. http://www.theverge.com/2014/11/18/7241967/usa-freedom-act-for-nsa-reform-is-voted-down-in-the-senate

Rosales, Daniel, and Jordan von Manalastas. “United States v. Wurie.Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin, Cornell University Law School. https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/13-212

US Congress. Senate. US SKILLS Act. S 312. 114th Cong. (2015). In Washington Watch. https://washingtonwatch.com/bills/show/114_SN_312.html

US Copyright Office. Copyright and the Music Marketplace: A Report of the Register of Copyrights. February 2015. http://copyright.gov/docs/musiclicensingstudy/copyright-and-the-music-marketplace.pdf

__________. “Making Available Study.” http://copyright.gov/docs/making_available/

__________. “Orphan Works.” http://copyright.gov/orphan/

US Department of Commerce. Internet Policy Task Force. Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy. July 2013. http://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/news/publications/copyrightgreenpaper.pdf

US Department of Education. “Elementary and Secondary Education Act.” http://www.ed.gov/esea

US Department of Labor. Employment and Training Administration. “Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.” Updated February 27, 2015. http://www.doleta.gov/WIOA/

US Federal Communications Commission. “E-Rate.” January 8, 2004. http://transition.fcc.gov/learnnet/

__________. “FCC Adopts Strong, Sustainable Rules to Protect the Open Internet.” Press release, February 26, 2015. http://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-adopts-strong-sustainable-rules-protect-open-internet

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United States v. Brima Wurie (1st Cir, 2013). In FindLaw. http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-1st-circuit/1640365.html

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Wright, Jazzy. “Hundreds of Library Champions Gather in Washington for 40th Annual National Library Legislative Day.” District Dispatch, May 9, 2014. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2014/05/hundreds-library-champions-gather-washington-40th-annual-national-library-legislative-day/