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ALA/WO Presents: David Lankes in Second Life

Last night, David Lankes from Syracuse University delivered the ALA’s Washington Office’s first interactive presentation in Second Life entitled “Participatory Networks: Libraries as Conversation”. Since the presentation was based upon a technology brief, written for the Office for Information Technology Policy on ho social networking software, Second Life proved to…


District Dispatch Podcast #4

Episode District Dispatch Podcast #4 Cast Carrie Lowe, Internet Policy Specialist, Office for Information Technology Policy Andy Bridges, Communications Specialist Subject Carrie Lowe introduces us to E-rate and tells us how important it is to libaries today. —– In order to listen, all you need to do is make sure…

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State Library E-Rate Coordinators Converge on Herndon, VA

Did you know that even though the E-rate program makes $2.25 billion available annually to libraries and schools for telecommunications service, Internet access and related costs, libraries have traditionally made up less than 5% of the program? The reasons for this are many, including the impact of CIPA legislation and…

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