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Opportunity knocks: Take the HHI 2014 National Collections Care Survey

Help preserve our shared heritage, increase funding for conservation, and strengthen collections care by completing the Heritage Health Information (HHI) 2014 National Collections Care Survey. The HHI 2014 is a national survey on the condition of collections held by archives,

Posted in Library Advocacy

Free webinar: The latest on Ebola

As the Ebola outbreak continues, the public must sort through all of the information being disseminated via the news media and social media. In this rapidly evolving environment, librarians are providing valuable services to their communities as they assist their

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ALA welcomes Simon & Schuster change to Buy It Now program

Today, the American Library Association (ALA) and its Digital Content Working Group (DCWG) welcomed Simon & Schuster’s announcement that it will allow libraries to opt into the “Buy It Now” program. The publisher began offering all of its ebook titles

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ALA welcomes President Obama’s strong affirmation of net neutrality

Yesterday President Barack Obama re-affirmed his commitment to network neutrality principles and to the strongest rules to protect the open internet. The American Library Association (ALA) welcomes his statement and outline of principles that echo those of public comments filed

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Webinar archive available: “$2.2 Billion reasons libraries should care about WIOA”

On Monday, more than one thousand people participated in the American Library Association’s (ALA) webinar “$2.2 Billion Reasons to Pay Attention to WIOA,” an interactive webinar that focused on ways that public libraries can receive funding for employment skills training

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