Prepare for the Event with Videos and Issue Briefs from Policy Experts
From May 7—8, 2013, hundreds of library supporters from across the country will meet in Washington, D.C., to discuss key library issues with their members of Congress. In preparation for next week’s 39th Annual National Library Legislative Day, the American Library Association today released new briefs on policies, legislation and issues impacting libraries.
For the first time, library advocates will have the option to learn about library issues through a series of videos prepared by the ALA Washington Office.
Jeffrey Kratz gives a briefing on the Library Services & Technology Act and Innovative Approaches to Literacy for National Library Legislative Day 2013:
Jessica McGilvray gives a briefing on the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act for National Library Legislative Day 2013:
Marijke Visser gives a briefing on the E-rate for National Library Legislative Day 2013:
Read all of the issue briefs:
- Briefing Day Schedule (pdf) – Subject to Change
- E-rate (pdf)
- ESEA (pdf)
- FASTR (pdf)
- IAL (pdf)
- LEARN (pdf)
- LSTA (pdf)
- WIA (pdf)
While you’re at National Library Legislative Day, remember to use the hashtag #nlld13.