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ALA applauds initiative to support broadband for public housing residents

The American Library Association (ALA) today welcomes President Barack Obama’s announcement of the ConnectHome initiative to expand high-speed broadband to public housing residents. The ALA is proud to be a partner in realizing a shared vision to empower more people to thrive online. “Librarians know from our work in communities…

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New American Libraries supplement examines major trends in digital content

Leading library visionaries and experts discuss trends in digital content technology and the current state of library ebook lending in “Digital Discoveries,” a new digital supplement from American Libraries magazine. Developed by ALA’s Digital Content Working Group (DCWG), the digital supplement examines the ways that public and school libraries are…

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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,…

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