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First, librarians love authors. Our business is knowledge-building and imagination, and writers form the backbone of our nonprofit exercise in supporting and promoting lifelong learning…. It is not in the long-term interests of authors (or publishers) to deny library e-lending and the educational benefits it affords. American Library Association President, Maureen Sullivan in response to Scott Turrow
Aaron loved libraries. I remember how excited he was to get library privileges at Harvard and be able to use the Widener library there. I know he would have been humbled and honored to receive this award. We thank you. Aaron’s goal was to make knowledge freely available to everyone and we can all further his legacy by making this happen. Bob Swartz, Aaron Swartz’s father, responds to his son posthumously receiving the American Library Association’s James Madison Award
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