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Response to GPO’s call for feedback

A benefit of an association like ALA is the diversity of opinions and experiences that exists among the membership and this was expressed in my recent call for feedback. I would like to thank all of you who took the

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GPO would like ALA feedback

Happy Friday! In response to the comments GPO (Government Printing Office) received in the FDLP Forecast Study, GPO is moving forward with possible changes to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and have asked for feedback from ALA. Below is

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ALA joins others in supporting transparency

The American Library Association (ALA) recently joined other civil liberties groups, Internet activists and nonprofits in supporting the FOIA Improvement Act of 2014, a bill introduced to increase the public’s ability to access to government records via the Freedom of

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Helping patrons access online government services

Every year, more and more people are turning to libraries for job assistance and e-government tasks. On Saturday, June 28, 2014, join “Libraries and E-government,” a 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference session that will explore e-government tools that libraries

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A new look at a time-honored program

Below is a blog post compiled by Barbie Selby, a member of the American Library Association’s Government Information Subcommittee regarding her experience at the Government Printing Office’s (GPO) Depository Library Council & Conference last week. For the first time, the

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