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Now’s the time to stand up for libraries

With all that’s happened in Washington in the past year—threats to eliminate the federal agency that administers funding to libraries, legislation to stifle open access and the government shutdown—now is the time, more than ever, to stand up for libraries.

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ALA Washington Office Submits Comments on IAL

On Monday, that ALA Washington Office submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Education’s Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) grant program. IAL was funded in FY 2014 at $25 million and is a competitive grant program where, by law, a

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OGR’s monthly recap: Feb-Mar

In an effort to keep you informed on what’s going on in Washington and the letters that we have sent, OGR will now have a monthly recap.  Being the first of these, today’s blog post will cover both February and

Posted in Government Information, Intellectual Freedom, Legislation, Library Advocacy, OGR, Telecommunications, Washington Office News

IAL Grant Applications to be Released this Summer

The U.S. Department of Education released this week that they will possibly release application information for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) program in June with a deadline of July 18, 2014.  Please check back later for more information.  In

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Contact your U.S. Senators and Reps Today to Support Library Funding

Please contact your U.S. Senators and Representative by going to the Legislative Action Center and urge them to support funding in FY 2015 for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL). There are currently two

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