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Teen issues and tech policies intersect this Thursday

In what ways are Washington issues affecting teen library users? How can librarians support technology policies that support teenagers? Ask these questions and more this Thursday when technology policy leaders from the American Library Association’s Office for Information Technology Policy

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21st century teens and 21st century library services: A call to action

This article was written by Chris Harris, school library system coordinator, Genesee Valley Educational Partnership (NY) and chair of the ALA OITP Advisory Committee. YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association division of the American Library Association (ALA), today released

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Young adults and four key trends shaping the future of libraries

The fall 2013 issue of Young Adult Library Services (YALS) features the future of libraries with a focus on young adult services (naturally). I have an article in this issue that takes a big-picture view. The Future of Libraries is

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Library leaders head to the White House

Last week, the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) arranged a meeting to bring together library leaders with President Barack Obama’s Domestic Policy Council staff as part of the week long activities for National Library Legislative Day. As part

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YALSA offers five travel stipends for Library Advocacy Day 2010

Contact: Stephanie Kuenn Communications Specialist 312-280-2128 skuenn@ala.org NEWS For Immediate Release March 24, 2010 CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) will offer travel stipends of up to $1,000 each to five YALSA members to participate in the

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