Tag Archives: Jessica McGilvray

ALA hosts second delegation of librarians from Belarus

Librarians from Belarus visit the ALA Washington Office.

This afternoon, the American Library Association (ALA) was pleased to host six librarians from Belarus. This was our second delegation from Belarus in the last year; the first group visited this past August. These visitors are invited to the United States under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The delegation included: Ms. Maryia Liatsiaha, ... 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 »

Get Ready for Next Week’s Nat’l Library Legislative Day

Prepare for the Event with Videos and Issue Briefs from Policy Experts From May 7—8, 2013, hundreds of library supporters from across the country will meet in Washington, D.C., to discuss key library issues with their members of Congress. In preparation for next week’s 39th Annual National Library Legislative Day, the American Library Association today released new briefs on policies, ... Read More »