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Higher education, library groups release net neutrality principles

Today, higher education and library organizations representing thousands of colleges, universities, and libraries nationwide released a joint set of Net Neutrality Principles they recommend form the basis of an upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to protect the openness of

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A mad dash to the end (or beginning) as FCC readies for an E-rate vote

Plus a few things we’re likely to know this Friday Last night, about 40 minutes before the FCC filing system put up its “closed for business” sign, ALA filed a joint letter (pdf) with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries

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Friday already??

Earlier this week we (ALA) submitted E-rate reply comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on their most recent call for public comment (they issued a Public Notice March 6 to which we responded). This marks one more step toward

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Provide digital literacy training? PLA seeks input from practitioners in their online survey

Does your library provide digital literacy training or support to your patrons?  Where do you go for resources?  What kinds of resources do you need or do you have some favorite websites you’d recommend to others? These are the type

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