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Edge & libraries: putting community at the center

Guest blog post by Amelia Bryne, ALA OITP consultant, and Craig Gerhart, ICMA consultant. From 2011 to 2013, the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy and the International City/County Management Association have participated as part of a coalition of organizations to

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Posted in Library Advocacy, Public Libraries, Telecommunications

Are you attending ALA Midwinter? Join us for the Edge Update on Saturday, Jan. 26

Join the Edge Coalition at ALA Midwinter to learn about the completion of Edge Benchmarks Version 1.0 and get an update on the Initiative. The Edge Information Session will take place on Saturday, January 26th at 10:30 a.m. in Room

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Posted in Accessibility, Library Advocacy, OITP, Public Libraries, School Libraries

Edge public library benchmarks: Learn and comment at ALA12

Over the past year, the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) has worked with the Public Library Association (PLA) and a host of other leading organizations that represent libraries and local government to draft a set of public access

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Posted in Digital Literacy, OITP, Public Libraries, Telecommunications

Get Update on Technology Benchmarks at Midwinter Meeting

Join the Edge coalition for an update on the development of public access technology benchmarks that will help public libraries strengthen the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of public access technology services to meet community needs. The Edge update will take

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