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Librarians, you have been challenged!

As part of National Library Legislative Day 2016 (NLLD), we are offering library advocates unable to attend in person the chance to participate through Virtual Library Legislative Day (VLLD)! This year, we’re teaming up with the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) to help expand our efforts and take advantage of the…

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On the road for libraries: Cape May and Lewes

As Larra Clark reports, we had the pleasure of working with the “chiefs” (as in the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA)) at their recent fall meeting in Cape May, New Jersey. During the past years, ALA has worked with COSLA on many issues, notably advocating for an improved…

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ALA launches educational 3D printing policy campaign

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the launch of “Progress in the Making,” (pdf) a new educational campaign that will explore the public policy opportunities and challenges of 3D printer adoption by libraries. Today, the association released “Progress in the Making: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Public Policy,”…

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ALA recognizes Rep. Holt’s leadership

The American Library Association expresses its deepest appreciation for the distinguished work of Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ), a leader who has worked tirelessly to support public, academic and school libraries nationwide. We are sad to report that Rep. Holt today announced his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, ending…

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