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Librarians would shelve Patriot Act

Submitted by Steven on Wed, 01/25/2006 - 19:22
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My SA has a piece about the popular "Radical Militant Librarian" button that ALA has been selling in response to the FBI calling librarians that in e-mail correspondence.

"I saw it and I couldn't resist," Krug said of the librarian-slam-turned-money-making button. "The head of our store said it was the fastest-selling button he's ever seen. They were flying off the shelves."

Massachusetts Booksellers & Librarians Work Together to Build Bridges

Submitted by birdie on Fri, 11/18/2005 - 14:30
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A coalition of bookstores and libraries in Western Massachusetts have joined together to form a new year-long program, Books Building Bridges , to promote literacy, education and libraries both in the U.S and Iraq. Many events are planned and more participants are sought ( get involved ).Their first event, "Learning in a Time of War" is scheduled for Tuesday, November 29 at the Northampton Center for the Arts at 7:00.

ALA Council Survey

Submitted by Blake on Tue, 11/15/2005 - 21:16
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Michael McGrorty has posted an ALA Council Survey. to determine the preferences of librarians, library workers and other interested parties in the activities of the Council of the American Library Association. Toward this end, participants will be asked to make choices from lists of possible answers.

New American Library Association president sets priorities for his 2005-06 term

Submitted by Blake on Tue, 07/26/2005 - 16:52
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Fresno State News reports that Michael Gorman will be doing more than picking on bloggers, laughing at the PATRIOT ACT and dismissing technology over the next year. Last week's Lehrer News Hour was first – but won’t be the last – media spotlight on Gorman.