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Category: Digital Literacy

Grants Update

Forum Addresses Digital Preservation for Museums and Libraries Connecting to Collections: A Call to Action: Collaboration in the Digital Age Connecting to Collections: A Call to Action, is a national initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services dedicated to raising public awareness of the importance of caring for…

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Libraries nationwide to benefit from President Bush’s proposed budget

PRESS RELEASE The American Library Association (ALA) applauds the funding increases for libraries proposed in President Bush’s fiscal year (FY) 2009 budget, released this morning. The increases in library funding proposed by the President will mean that many of America’s libraries can continue to provide key programs and services to…

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Grants Update: August 21, 2007

For a list of grants with multiple or no deadlines, please visit the ALA Washington Office’s Grants page. National Endowment for the Humanities America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations Planning Grants Public humanities programs promote the experience of lifelong learning in American and world history, literature, comparative religion, philosophy, and other…

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Office of Government Relations (OGR) Key Issues — May 2007

APPROPRIATIONS LSTA Fund the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) at the President’s request of $226.18 million. Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Fund the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program at $100 million. The President’s FY 2008 budget freezes funding for the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program at the…

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Contact Your Members of Congress and Ask Them to Sign LSTA, LSL Funding Request Letter

Please contact your Member in the U.S. House of Representatives TODAY and ask him/her to sign the “Dear Colleague” letter being circulated by Reps. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Timothy Johnson (R-IL), in support of funding for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries…

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