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How accessible is online government information?

The article below comes from guest blogger Pat Ball, who serves as the branch manager of the Cobb County Public Library System in Marietta, Georgia. The E-Government Act was passed in December of 2002. On November 7, 2007 the E-Government

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Breaking News: President Obama to Reveal Message to ALA Conference

On Sunday, President Barack Obama will release a special video message to ALA Conference attendees. The special message from the White House will air on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at 8:30a.m. in the McCormick Convention Center, room South 100C. President

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IMLS, USCIS to Make Announcement at ALA Conference

Susan Hildreth, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and Alejandro Mayorkas, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will open the Washington Office Update with a new announcement Saturday, June 29, at 8:30 a.m. as

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Libraries & Health Insurance: Preparing for October 1

Is your library prepared to deal with the rush of patrons who will need help filling out Affordable Care Act health form applications this year? In October, library patrons are expected to come to libraries in great numbers to learn

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Don’t Miss: Learn How to Maintain Teen E-Collections

Would you like to build a robust teen collection for your library? In “Maintaining Teen E-Collections,” a new Annual ALA program sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association, participants will have the opportunity to talk to experts about building

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