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This legislative advocacy page is designed to educate the library community on the latest legislative news, bills, and issues being presented in Washington, D.C. and Oklahoma City.

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March 29, 2010 - Library Advocacy Day will Replace National Library Legislative Day

 

Library Advocacy Day from ALA Washington on Vimeo.

For one year only, Library Advocacy Day will replace National Library Legislative Day. On June 29, 2010, library advocates from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. will meet at Upper Senate Park on the U.S. Capitol grounds. The event, which will begin at 11a.m., will feature guest speakers, photo ops, and a chance to cheer on libraries! After the rally, participants will meet their elected officials and their staffs.

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June 17, 2009 - 2009 ACRL Legislative Agenda

Eight Priorities for 2009:
1) Government Information
2) Public Access to Federally-Funded Research
3) Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Reauthorization
4) Orphan Works
5) Copyright: Section 108
6) Section 215 of the Patriot Act
7) Network Neutrality
8) Fair-Use and Anti-Circumvention

Click here for the full text of the agenda.

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June 16, 2008 - EDUCATION - from the District Dispatch...

Advocacy Webinar #3: Persistence Pays! Ideas for Connecting with Lawmakers at Home

Click here for the video broadcast and PowerPoint presentation.

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May 23, 2008 - EDUCATION - from the District Dispatch...

National Library Legislative Day Video

A short video about National Library Legislative, to give those who have never experienced it a feel for what the event is all about! Click here for video.

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April 17, 2008 - EDUCATION - from the District Dispatch...

Advocacy Webinar #2: ALA Legislative Day: What to Know Before You Participate

Click here for the video broadcast.

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March 14, 2008 - EDUCATION - from the District Dispatch...

Advocacy Webinar #1: Advocacy and the Modern Librarian

Click here for the video broadcast.

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Last Update: 6 January 2011
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