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Rising to the newest (Knight) challenge

It has been said that “libraries are the cornerstone of our democracy” so the newest Knight News Challenge on Elections should be right up our alley. From candidate forums to community conversations, about half of all public libraries report to the Digital Inclusion Survey that they host community engagement events.…

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A Revolution in 2014

The new year brings a new focus to the Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP)–the Policy Revolution! initiative. As previously reported, this initiative involves a re-evaluation of ALA’s national policy and advocacy strategies and activities, and the subsequent development of an agenda for the coming years. Based on this agenda,…


Transforming Lives @ Knight Foundation’s YOUmedia Miami

I was fortunate to have been invited to participate on a panel at the Knight Foundation Library Learning Seminar, part of the Foundation’s Library Initiative,  in Miami last week.  I was invited to discuss national digital literacy initiatives and the opportunities such initiatives could provide libraries.  Returning to February in…

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