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The Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) has released “The People’s Incubator: Libraries Propel Entrepreneurship” (.pdf), a 21-page white paper that describes libraries’ importance in the innovation economy and urges decision makers to work more closely...

  “American Library Association (ALA) and Google, Inc. are launching the “Libraries Ready to Code” project to investigate the current nature of coding activities in public and school libraries for youth and broaden the reach and scope of this work.  Read more about...

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In rural areas nationally, 52% of households, with income under $25,000, lack broadband.  This comes from the 2014 Digital Inclusion Survey, which  provides data from a national study that explores the digital inclusion roles that public libraries play in our communities. ...

ALA has launched a new PR campaign, Libraries Transform. Also check out their Twitter feed. ...

The Ephrata Public Library was selected to participate in the Great Stories Club “Hack the Feed: Media, Resistance, Revolution” theme. Programming will take place between Jan. 1 and May 30, 2016.  Read about the Great Stories Club, organized by ALA. ...

The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, on behalf of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is now accepting applications for Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, a traveling exhibition to U.S. libraries. Native Voices explores...