Author Archives: Jacob Roberts

The 113th Congress and the Library Community [webinar archive]

The 113th Congress and the Library Community from ALA Washington on Vimeo. Pundits and politicians from both parties agree that while the 112th Congress may have averted an immediate plunge over the fiscal cliff through its New Years package of tax extenders and sequestration delays, this debate is nowhere near over.  That’s where the 113th Congress comes in.  With almost 100 new ... Read More »

The ALA honors five local libraries for offering cutting-edge services

Today, the American Library Association (ALA) recognized five libraries for offering cutting-edge technologies in library services, honoring programs in Boston, New York, Tucson, Ariz.; Orlando, Fla.; and Le Roy, N.Y. Libraries or library service areas selected will be highlighted through various ALA publications and featured in a program at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, June 27-July 2, 2013. Mobile ... Read More »

The Fiscal Cliff, the 113th Congress and You – How Today’s Economic Uncertainty Might Impact the Library Community

Pundits and politicians from both parties agree that while the 112th Congress may have averted an immediate plunge over the fiscal cliff through its New Years package of tax extenders and sequestration delays, this debate is nowhere near over.  That’s where the 113th Congress comes in.  With almost 100 new members of the House and Senate, there are a lot of new ... Read More »

Election Update and Connecting with the New Congress [video]

Election Update and Connecting with the New Congress from ALA Washington on Vimeo. Curious about what happened on Election Day 2012? Wondering what library issues the 113th Congress might consider? Just wanting to figure out who the new members of Congress are (and how to influence them)? This webinar is designed specifically for library leaders to provide an update on ... Read More »