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New American Libraries supplement examines major trends in digital content

Leading library visionaries and experts discuss trends in digital content technology and the current state of library ebook lending in “Digital Discoveries,” a new digital supplement from American Libraries magazine. Developed by ALA’s Digital Content Working Group (DCWG), the digital

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Confronting the Future Goes Global

At the heart of the ALA Program on America’s Libraries for the 21st Century (also known as the “Future of Libraries”), are the policy briefs and perspectives reports produced and disseminated by the Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP). Our

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“Future of Libraries” Gets High Profile at Worcester Public Library

On May 8, 2012, Worcester Public Library, the second largest public library in Massachusetts, enjoyed both political and intellectual support for its strategic planning. ALA President Molly Raphael addressed the Library Board to provide perspectives on directions for public libraries.

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