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Madison Award recipients recount their experiences, highlight importance of freedom of information

Yesterday the American Library Association was pleased to present the James Madison Award to Meredith Fuchs, General Counsel to the National Security Archive, and the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) accepted by Anne Weismann. Both women gave inspiring speeches on the importance of freedom of information and…

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American Library Association announces winners of annual James Madison Award

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the joint winners of the 2010 James Madison Award. Sharing the honor this year are Meredith Fuchs, General Counsel to the National Security Archive, and the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). The James Madison Award, named…

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Announcement: Freedom of Information Day Conference

The 12th annual National FOI Day Conference will be held on Monday, March 15, 2010.  The conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m.  It will be held at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC. (Freedom Forum &…

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ACRL and ALA call for increased public access to federally funded research

The American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) today submitted comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) supporting increased public access to research funded by federal science and technology agencies. The ALA and ACRL have long believed that ensuring…

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