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Libraries matter: use videos to advocate for libraries

Today, the American Library Association’s Washington Office launched “Libraries Matter,” a series of videos showcasing the ways libraries use federal funding to support early literacy, high-speed internet access, small business owners and new citizens. Library supporters can use the videos to demonstrate the value of federal funding programs, such as the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), to legislators, decision ... Read More »

Copyright Workshop Tailored to School Librarians

To help school librarians and educators better understand copyright law, author Carrie Russell will host the workshop “Copyright for K-12 Librarians and Educators” on April 11, 2013. Russell is also the director of the American Library Association’s Program on Public Access to Information. Register now In the workshop, Russell will discuss her newly released book Copyright for K-12 Librarians and ... Read More »

“Assessing Digital Literacy” Archived Webinar Available

Video from the most recent American Library Association Digital Literacy Task Force webinar is now available. As part of the webinar, titled “Assessing Digital Literacy: Outcomes and Impact,” information experts explored methods to measure the effectiveness of digital literacy programs and ways to assess student engagement in online inquiry. While the webinar has ended, the Digital Literacy Task Force will ... Read More »

Complete Copyright Webinar Video Now Available

Webinar video from the ALA webinar “Complete Copyright for K—12 Librarians and Educators” is now available. As part of the webinar developed specifically for instructors and school librarians, bestselling copyright authority Carrie Russell discussed common copyright concerns explored in her newly released book of the same title. Webinar participants will learn: How to legally provide materials to students Copyright must-knows ... Read More »

Election Update and Connecting with the New Congress [video]

Election Update and Connecting with the New Congress from ALA Washington on Vimeo. Curious about what happened on Election Day 2012? Wondering what library issues the 113th Congress might consider? Just wanting to figure out who the new members of Congress are (and how to influence them)? This webinar is designed specifically for library leaders to provide an update on ... Read More »