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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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