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ALA seeks candidates for 2015 Google policy summer fellowship

Google Policy Fellows

The American Library Association (ALA) today announces the opening of the application process for the prestigious 2015 Google Policy Fellows program. The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy began its participation eight years ago at the program’s founding. For the summer of 2015, the selected fellow will spend 10 weeks in residence at the ALA policy office in Washington, D.C., ... Read More »

Margaret Kavaras Appointed as OITP Research Associate

Today, the American Library Association (ALA) announces the appointment of Margaret Kavaras as a Research Associate for the organization’s Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP). As part of the OITP Fellows Program, Kavaras may work on diverse issues in information technology policy within the OITP portfolio. Kavaras previously worked for the technology policy unit as a Google Policy Fellow during ... Read More »

OITP hosts lunch discussion with Google Policy Fellows

Last week, the Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) hosted a lunch and discussion for the 2014 Google Policy Fellows. Members from various policy organizations including the Center for Democracy and Technology, the National Consumers League, and Public Knowledge attended to learn more about ALA’s role in shaping technology policy and addressing library needs. Alan Inouye, Larra Clark, Marijke Visser ... Read More »

OITP goes global: sharing ideas across borders

Greetings! I am Margaret Kavaras, the new Google Policy Fellow working with the American Library Association (ALA), and a recent graduate of George Washington University. June 9th marked my first day at the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP), and already, I had the unique experience of attending a meeting with Polish librarians and directors. As part of the ... Read More »

Margaret Kavaras selected for 2014 ALA Google Policy Fellowship

Margaret Kavaras will serve as the American Library Association’s 2014 Google Policy Fellow, the association announced today. Kavaras will spend ten weeks this summer in Washington, D.C. working on technology and Internet policy issues. As a Google Policy Fellow, Kavaras will work in diverse areas of information policy that include digital copyright, e-book licenses and access, telecommunications policy, digital literacy, ... Read More »