Protecting Privacy During a Pandemic: A Resource Guide; Calling Users in a Pandemic: Best Practices to Protect Privacy
Business, government, education leaders call for emergency funding for libraries impacted by COVID-19; a resource guide for protecting privacy during a pandemic; lawsuit alleges Gov. Beshear infringed on protesters’ First Amendment rights
After hours of public comment, Mat-Su school board’s vote to rescind book removal is pushed to later this month; Privacy During a Pandemic Town Hall; and The Challenge of Challenges: Strategies for Protecting Inclusion and Silencing Censors
Alaska librarians join forces with free speech organizations and the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom to fight for student’s freedom to read. Read the full letter to the Mat-Su school board.
Highlights ALA releases 2020 State of Libraries report Mark your calendar, ALA Virtual: Community through Connection June 24-26, 2020 Top 10 Most Challenged Books List National groups condemn attacks on […]
On Monday, April 20, the ALA will release its “State of America’s Libraries Report.” The annual report provides trend information for all types of libraries and will include the highly anticipated “Top Ten List of the Most Challenged Books of 2019.” #BannedBooksList
ALA COVID-19 response; “The resources on this page represent the ongoing work at ALA during these challenging times. We are pressing forward in anticipation of what you and your library need from us and what your communities need from you.”
In response to the need to support remote access to information during the COVID-19 outbreak, ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman is making materials easier to access through the following promotions. Institutions interested in offers outside the ALA Store should contact their vendor representative directly.
“Pandemic Preparedness: Resources for Libraries” provides information about preparing for a pandemic, including library-specific policy suggestions and more universal resources on pandemic education, prevention and preparation.
“The ALA Executive Board is committed to supporting our library workers, ALA members, and the communities we serve during these challenging and uncertain times.”