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  1. Our Work in Washington

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Phil Morehart Advocacy and lobbying in the nation’s capital on behalf of libraries and the library profession was the focus of “Washington Update–2014 Congressional Election and Its Impact on Libraries,” an event held Sa ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 22:05 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Connecticut to Build a Statewide Ebook Delivery Platform

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Back in January of this year, the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection published a report about how the state’s public libraries could gain fairer access to ebooks. Among that report’s conclusions: “ ...

    bgoldberg - 06/05/2014 - 16:17 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Iowa Restores School Librarians’ Value

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg The Iowa Association of School Librarians (IASL) righted a legislative wrong this session by persuading state lawmakers to reverse a provision in a 2013 law that increased the per-pupil funding formula f ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Joint Statement from the Presidents of the Ethnic Caucuses of ALA (AILA, APALA, BCALA, CALA, REFORMA) and the American Library Association (ALA)

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop March 24, 2014 The values of diversity, equity, and inclusion form the foundation of the library profession and our professional associations. Those values have been challenged by the discriminatory enforcement of the “Stan ...

    bgoldberg - 03/25/2014 - 14:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. ALA Examines President Obama’s FY2015 Budget

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg “Federal Library Funding Cut in Proposed Budget,” ALA Washington Office Director Emily Sheketoff wrote March 4 in the  District Dispatch blog. Here is her statement detailing where libraries stand in the ...

    bgoldberg - 03/05/2014 - 16:24 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Rising to the Challenge at AASL Conference

    LBORMAN's blog The Scoop By Laurie D. Borman More than 2,300 attendees listened to speakers at the opening event of ALA’s American Association of School Librarians 16th National Conference and Exhibition in Hartford, Connecticut, on November 14. Them ...

    LBORMAN - 11/19/2013 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine