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  1. Michigan Director Hired Two Years after Predecessor Fired

    Michigan Director Hired Two Years after Predecessor Fired After two years without a director, Bay County (Mich.) Library System has appointed Thomas H. Birch Jr. to the position, effective July 21. Birch’s appointment comes some six months after voters ap ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Mesa Board Cuts Librarians

    Mesa Board Cuts Librarians “It’s not over. We’re going to continue to do what we can both in Mesa and in Arizona,” Fund Our Future Arizona (FOFA) spokesperson Ann Ewbank told American Libraries June 27, three days after the Mesa Public School board implem ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. OCLC: National Marketing Campaign May Hike Library Funding

    OCLC: National Marketing Campaign May Hike Library Funding From Awareness to Funding: A Study of Library Support in America, a new report to be issued by OCLC, examines the potential of a national marketing campaign to increase awareness of the value of p ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Iowa, Wisconsin Libraries Bear Brunt of Floods

    Iowa, Wisconsin Libraries Bear Brunt of Floods As the overflow from the upper Midwest tributaries made its way to the Mississippi River and southward to Missouri, it has become clear that the historic floodwaters have hit libraries in Iowa and Wisconsin t ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. EPA Reacts to Leaked Draft about Chemical Library’s Future

    EPA Reacts to Leaked Draft about Chemical Library’s Future U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials have refuted a report that the agency would not be reopening its specialized Chemical Library at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. EPA’s Headquarte ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Parents Protest Planned Parenthood Link

    Parents Protest Planned Parenthood Link A group of parents in Batavia, Illinois, have asked Batavia Public Library to remove from its young adult website a link to Teenwire, a sex education website created by Planned Parenthood and targeted at adolescents ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. News Fronts

    Contents of June/July 2008  American Libraries 14  ALA Camila Alire Wins 2009-2010 ALA Presidency  Most-challenged Books Named Student AL Direct E-newsletter Launches Joining the Circle of Knowledge 26  USA and International  Economic Crisis Hits Librarie ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Midwest Libraries Endure as Floods Continue

    Midwest Libraries Endure as Floods Continue As central and south Indiana began a massive cleanup after the receding of floodwaters, river towns throughout the upper Midwest continued sandbagging and monitoring meteorological forecasts in anticipation of r ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. ProQuest to Acquire Dialog from Thomson Reuters

    ProQuest to Acquire Dialog from Thomson Reuters Ann Arbor, Michigan–based electronic publishing company ProQuest signed an agreement June 12 to purchase the Dialog database service from media company Thomson Reuters. The transaction is expected to close b ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Arkansas Library Evicts Courtfrom Building

    Arkansas Library Evicts Court from Building In what might prove to be the end game in a conflict that’s persisted for over a decade, the Pine Bluff–Jefferson County (Ark.) Library System served an eviction notice to District Court Judge Waymond Brown June ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine