Tag Archives: Google Policy Fellowship

ALA appoints Alisa Holahan OITP Research Associate

Alisa Holahan, 2017 Google Policy Fellow

Today, the American Library Association (ALA) announced that Alisa Holahan will serve as a Research Associate in its Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP). In that role, Alisa will provide policy research assistance on copyright, telecommunications and E-rate and other issues within the OITP portfolio. Alisa just completed her term as ALA’s Google Policy Fellow for 2017, during which she ... Read More »

My experience as a Google Public Policy Fellow

From left to right, Emily Wagner, information manager for the Washington Office, Alisa Holahan, ALA's 2017 Google Public Policy Fellow, and Alan Inouye, director of the Office for Information Technology Policy.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the American Library Association’s Washington Office participation in the Google Public Policy Fellow program. We were lucky to host Alisa Holahan, JD, a graduate student at the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, over the summer. Read on to learn more about her experience working with the Office for ... Read More »

ALA celebrates 10 years of Google Policy Fellows

Last Friday, we said goodbye to our 2017 Google Policy Fellow Alisa Holahan. The week before her departure, she and OITP hosted a lunch and discussion for this year’s cohort of Google Policy Fellows. Similar to the six Policy Fellows lunches we have hosted in the past (in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011), the gathering was an opportunity ... Read More »

ALA announces Google Policy Fellow for 2017

I am pleased to announce that Alisa Holahan will serve as ALA’s 2017 Google Policy Fellow. She will spend ten weeks in Washington, D.C. working on technology and internet policy issues through the library lens. As a Google Policy Fellow, Holahan will explore diverse areas of information policy, such as copyright law, information access for underserved populations, telecommunications policy, digital ... Read More »

2017 Google Policy Fellowship announced

Google Policy Fellowship graphic

The American Library Association (ALA) today announces the opening of the application process for the prestigious Google Policy Fellowship program. The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) was a founding participant of the program back in 2008. For the summer of 2017, the selected fellow will spend 10 weeks in residence at the ALA policy office in Washington, D.C., ... Read More »