Library Advocates

ALA Washington Office

The American Library Association's Washington Office tumblr. We post about federal policies that affect libraries, including copyright, privacy and access. We also post about ebooks and, admittedly, the occasional library fluff.

Library Advocates

Posts tagged the webs

Sep 5
“One of the harmful side effects of CIPA is that many kids who rely on schools and libraries for Internet access are prevented from experiencing the unfiltered web. While in the short -term this supposedly protects children from accessing harmful content, it also robs kids of the chance to learn skills necessary to navigate the web as a whole.” The Cost of Censorship in Libraries: 10 Years Under the Children’s Internet Protection Act

Jul 6
Here’s part of why we argue for increased library funding on Capitol Hill every congressional session. Want to join the effort? Contact your local government and federal representatives or stay in touch with mobile alerts. If you’re unsure how to petition your popularly elected representative, we have resources for that too.
Make a difference for your library today.

Here’s part of why we argue for increased library funding on Capitol Hill every congressional session. Want to join the effort? Contact your local government and federal representatives or stay in touch with mobile alerts. If you’re unsure how to petition your popularly elected representative, we have resources for that too.

Make a difference for your library today.