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Putting Libraries on the National Stage

Every day public library staff witness firsthand the importance of digital literacy skills in applying for work, furthering education, seeking government assistance and a host of essential life functions. Starting today, a new national campaign will help others understand how vital these skills are so that everyone can access the power of the Internet. Public libraries, Connect2Compete, their national partners, ... Read More »

FCC Chairman Addresses ALA Conference, Role of Libraries in Digital Literacy

In a video released at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski thanked librarians and library supporters for their role in supporting digital literacy. The ALA and the Institute of Museum and Library Services worked with Chairman Genachowski and FCC staff members to support broadband adoption—with a focus on digital literacy training through ... Read More »