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American Library Association Urges Schools Not To Remove ‘13 Reasons Why’

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“The popularity of the series might really save lives and so might more reading and talking about the issue.”

GLBT Round Table 50th Anniversary Archive – Survey

“Hello! You are receiving this from the ALA Emerging Leaders team who are working on a project for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table. Our team is beginning the process of creating an online archive, to include digitized materials and an oral history of the round table, in order to document and preserve GLBTRT’s history and plan for its upcoming 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2020.

We are currently identifying people who are interested in contributing to this project, particularly those who have materials that could be included in the archive, or those with historical knowledge of the round table.

We would greatly appreciate your completion of this survey: http://tinyurl.com/glbtrt50

If you know of any ULS folks who may not subscribe to this listserv and may have items or knowledge to contribute, please forward this email to them.

If you have any questions about our project, please do not hesitate to ask. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,

ALA Emerging Leaders Team I

Fobazi Ettarh, Andrew Grissom, Lucas McKeever, Ariana Santiago, and Stewart Van Cleve

 

Ariana E. Santiago
Instruction Librarian, University of Houston
ariana.e.santiago@gmail.com
asantiago2@uh.edu | 713-743-7419

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2017 LIBRARY RESEARCH ROUND TABLE FORUMS

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2017 LIBRARY RESEARCH ROUND TABLE FORUMS

ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, June 22-27

The Library Research Round Table (LRRT) is accepting paper submissions for two Research Forums at the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. The LRRT Research Forums will feature 20-minute presentations of library and information science (LIS) research followed by discussion. Proposals are due midnight Eastern on Monday, May 1, 2017. (See submission information below.) Notification of acceptance will be made on Friday, May 5, 2017.

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Take Action for Libraries Day to launch during National Library Week

ALA, library community, advocates, call on nation’s leaders to safeguard IMLS funding

CHICAGO – Libraries of all types are part of a delicate ecosystem that supports the transformation of communities and lives through education and lifelong learning. From the cradle to the grave, libraries provide invaluable resources that serve as a lifeline for billions of users for access to technology, early and digital literacy instruction, job-seeking resources, social services and small business tools.

During National Library Week April 9 – 15, The American Library Association (ALA) will launch Take Action for Libraries Day, a national library advocacy effort observed for the first time on the Thursday of National Library Week, April 13.

In response to President’s Trump proposed budget cuts, this year’s Take Action for Libraries Day will highlight the library community’s efforts to safeguard funding for the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which serves as a critical funding resource for every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. territories to support libraries and museums. IMLS funding helps support literacy programs for youth, small business service centers, services for veterans and technological resources and services like 3-D printers.

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