CHICAGO - ALA President Julie Todaro made the following statement in response to Federal Communications Commission Chairman (FCC) Pai’s plan to roll back net neutrality:
For National Library Legislative Day, May 1-2, 2017, hundreds of library supporters will convene in Washington D.C., where they meet with their members of Congress to rally support for library issues and policies.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) joins more than 170 organizations to work to defend the vital role science plays within evidence-based policy making. The ALA encourages its more than 57,000 members to participate in the March for Science, on April 22, an international, nonpartisan event co-organized by Earth Day Network and March for Science that supports the ALA’s core values regarding access to information and its efforts to fight censorship.
ALA, library community, advocates, call on nation’s leaders to safeguard IMLS funding
CHICAGO – Libraries of all types are part of a delicate ecosystem that supports the transformation of communities and lives through education and lifelong learning. From the cradle to the grave, libraries provide invaluable resources that serve as a lifeline for billions of users for access to technology, early and digital literacy instruction, job-seeking resources, social services and small business tools.
WASHINGTON, DC — The American Library Association (ALA) and Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) continue the fight for an open Internet for all.
The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces that Robert P. Doyle is the recipient of the 2017 John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award.
The Immroth Award recognizes Doyle’s defense of intellectual freedom in a library career spanning more than 30 years.
WASHINGTON, DC — In response to President Trump's proposal to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services in his FY2018 budget, American Library Association (ALA) President Julie Todaro today issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – On the eve of the Senate Commerce Committee’s first Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Oversight Hearing of 2017, the American Library Association (ALA) and more than 170 public interest organizations sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune an
The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity, equity, and outreach issues within library and information science.
The application deadline has been extended to midnight central time on April 15, 2017.
The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces that the Oregon Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee is the recipient of the Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award.