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Libraries, E-rate, and ALA featured at TPRC

Last Friday, the American Library Association (ALA) made its first appearance (and through a whole panel no less) at the Telecommunications Policy and Research Conference (TPRC), the most prestigious conference in information policy. The telecommunications policy topic, not surprisingly, that

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Reminder: Social Security webinar this week

Reminder: The American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging librarians to participate in “My SSA,” a free webinar that will teach participants how to use My Social Security (MySSA), the online Social Security resource. Do you know how to help your

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Free webinar: Understanding Social Security

Do you know how to help your patrons locate information on Supplemental Security Income or Social Security? The American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging librarians to participate in “My SSA,” a free webinar that will teach participants how to use

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Time change: Saturday ebooks conference session to start at 1:30p.m.

News from the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas: The ebooks conference session “ALA and Moving Ahead with Digital Content” will now take place on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 1:30 to 2:40 p.m. in the Las

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RSVP now: ALA to participate in digital readiness panel in DC June 17

In spite of the growing prominence of and reliance on Internet-connected devices, nearly one-third of American adults lack the digital readiness necessary to properly utilize many new technological applications. Next Tuesday, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) will convene

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