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NCWIT AspireIT Funding Opening May 1

This is a guest post from Jennifer Manning, Program Director of AspireIT Partnerships at the National Center for Women & Information Technology, which works with the ALA Washington Office’s Libraries Ready to Code initiative and NCWIT AspireIT to connect young women program leaders to public libraries to design and implement…

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Net neutrality protections still in place (for now); ALA releases new FAQ

As many may recall, the FCC published its new net neutrality rules in the Federal Register in late February. This publication usually sets the clock ticking for the 60 days from which new regulations will take effect. In this case, however, the FCC must first get approval from the Office…

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Making space for libraries on Capitol Hill during National Library Week

This post originally appeared on The Scoop on Friday, April 6. While libraries across the country are celebrating National Library Week (April 9–13), the American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office is representing libraries with events on Capitol Hill. To invite members of Congress and their staffers into the world of…

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