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FY 2007 Funding Levels Set

U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairmen have arrived at a final joint funding resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2007. This $463.5 billion spending bill will be on the House floor tomorrow. The bill provides $2.3 billion in additional funding over FY 2006, including $1.17 billion for education.…

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Call for Nominations for the James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award

The James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award are to be presented at Freedom of Information Day on March 16, 2007, and we are now accepting nominations! Each year, the James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award are presented by…

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District Dispatch Podcast #9: Special Midwinter Edition

Episode District Dispatch Podcast #9: Special Midwinter Edition Cast Carrie Russell, Copyright Specialist, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy Lori Williamson, Access Services Librarian, Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library Subject In this special Midwinter edition of the District Dispatch Podcast, Carrie Russell and Lori Williamson talk about one of the…

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District Dispatch Podcast #8: Special Midwinter Edition

Episode District Dispatch Podcast #8: Special Midwinter Edition Cast Carrie Lowe, Internet Policy Specialist, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) David Lankes, Information Institute of Syracuse, Syracuse University Subject Carrie Lowe of OITP chats with Syracuse University’s David Lankes about the value and importance of participatory networks within the…

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District Dispatch Podcast #7: Special Midwinter Edition

Episode District Dispatch Podcast #7: Special Midwinter Edition Cast Mark Bard, Information Technology Specialist, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy Barbara Galik, President, Board of Directors, Alliance Library System Kitty Pope, Executive Director, Alliance Library System Lori Bell, Director of Innovation, Alliance Library System Subject In the hustle and bustle…

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