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Investigations into the FBI’s NSLs Abuses Continue

As widely reported, hearings began this week in the House and Senate Judiciary Committees on the numerous violations of policy and potential violations of law in the FBI’s distribution and enforcement of National Security Letters (NSLs), as reported by the Office of the Inspector General (IG). Investigations will continue and…

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Bookmobiles & Innovative Outreach Services is theme for 10th Annual Diversity and Outreach Fair

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) invites its members to participate in the Tenth Annual Diversity and Outreach Fair on Saturday, June 23, 2007, 3:00 to 5:00 pm in the Washington Convention Center during the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Last year the fair successfully piloted a strategy…

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District Dispatch Podcast #16: Copyright Part 1

Episode District Dispatch Podcast #16: Copyright Part 1 Cast Andy Bridges, Communications Specialist, ALA Washington Office Carrie Russell, Copyright Specialist, Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) Subject Carrie Russell knows a lot about copyright. She’s the author of Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide For Librarians and is here to start…

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Sunshine Week 2007

During the week of March 12-16, the American Library Association (ALA), along with several other organizations, celebrated Sunshine Week 2007, a weeklong recognition of the importance of open government and freedom of information. To kick off Sunshine Week, on Monday, March 12, ALA co-hosted “Closed Doors; Open Democracies?” a nationally…

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