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FLICC Announces Forum On Federal Information Policies

For information on on the FLICC Forum direct questions to: Anna Bohlin Program Coordinator Federal Library and Information Center Committee Library of Congress Washington, DC 20540 Office 202-707-4822 aboh@loc.gov. Forum Announcement

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ALA Sends Letters to the Democrats & Republicans

Today, the American Library Association (ALA) sent letters to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Republican National Committee (RNC) expressing important library issues that should be taken into consideration in forming their respective platforms. Access to information is a central theme, emphasizing its importance to the public good. Access…

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Library Role in E-Government to be Explored at Annual Conference

At ALA’s 2008 Annual Conference in Anaheim, librarians will have the chance to discuss one of the most important issues facing them today – E-Government- at a session entitled, “Libraries & Government: Issues, Services and Strategies.” Libraries have long engaged in E-Government services – from locating government information, to tax…

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Groups File Suit Against EPA for Denying Public Access

A coalition of 12 states, led by New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo, has filed a suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for denying the public access to information on toxic chemicals. This comes only a few months after the American Library Association, along with other organizations, in…

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