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American Libraries
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ISSN (Print) 0002-9769
Published by American Library Association Homepage  [9 journals]
  • Newsmaker: Debbie Harry
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: American Libraries spoke with her about music, art, libraries, and how climate activism is the new punk. Your life and image have been heavily documented already. Was it difficult to separate your memory of things from the photograph or the edited version of events' Oh, yes. Especially between me and Chris [Stein, Blondie cofounder and … Continue reading Newsmaker: Debbie Harry →The post Newsmaker: Debbie Harry appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:39:07 +000
       
  • Referenda Roundup 2019: Final Report
    • Authors: George Eberhart
      Abstract: In terms of the number of referenda approved, Ohio and New York were the front-runners; each boasted 20 or more victories. Colorado, too, had a big year, with at least eight measures passed. Update: This article was revised on November 13. ALABAMA In Leeds, voters rejected a proposed property tax increase of 9 mills by … Continue reading Referenda Roundup 2019: Final Report →The post Referenda Roundup 2019: Final Report appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:04:22 +000
       
  • How the CPS Strike Affected Chicago School Librarians
    • Authors: Sanhita SinhaRoy
      Abstract: Roughly 80% of the 514 district-run schools in the CPS system are without a librarian, and Nora Wiltse, the only CPS librarian at the bargaining table during the negotiations, says she believes the situation is likely to get worse under the new contract. Wiltse, a librarian at Coonley Elementary School who has pressed for more … Continue reading How the CPS Strike Affected Chicago School Librarians →The post How the CPS Strike Affected Chicago School Librarians appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:15:41 +000
       
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law in the Library
    • Authors: Sallyann Price
      Abstract: In 2016, more than half of federal appeals were filed by citizens acting as their own attorney, a process called pro se representation. According to the Legal Services Corporation, almost 90% of civil matters involving low-income Americans receive little or no legal help. With nowhere else to turn, such patrons often seek out legal information … Continue reading Unauthorized Practice of Law in the Library →The post Unauthorized Practice of Law in the Library appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 14:39:57 +000
       
  • Special Report: Democracy in Action
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: And libraries are especially well suited to be “democracy coaches,” in the words of Amanda Smithfield, a librarian at Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet High School in Nashville, Tennessee. Open to everyone regardless of political leanings, they serve as voter registration hubs and polling places and provide meeting space for community groups and forums. Our special report … Continue reading Special Report: Democracy in Action →The post Special Report: Democracy in Action appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:49:58 +000
       
  • Connecting with Congress
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: “Building these relationships is one of the most important strategies for a successful advocacy program,” says Bradford Fitch, president and CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit group that helps members of Congress and constituents communicate effectively with each other. “There’s a general wall of cynicism that’s been built up around government. But … Continue reading Connecting with Congress →The post Connecting with Congress appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:47:07 +000
       
  • Discourse for Democracy
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: In a city of more than 23,000 residents, just 40 miles south of Cleveland, these forums have attracted dozens of attendees and receive significant local media coverage. They are recorded and later posted to the city’s website. Daniel Slife, the library’s director, moderates the forums, which were initiated by former Director Pamela Hickson-Stevenson. Slife always … Continue reading Discourse for Democracy →The post Discourse for Democracy appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:45:22 +000
       
  • Civic Involvement
    • Authors: Terra Dankowski
      Abstract: These statistics are featured in American Libraries’ “Democracy in Action” special report (Nov./Dec. 2019). 53.9 million Number of citizens of voting age who reported not voting in the 2016 US presidential election. Source: US Census Bureau (2018) 15% Percentage of registered nonvoters who didn’t vote in 2016 because they were not interested or felt that … Continue reading Civic Involvement →The post Civic Involvement appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:40:44 +000
       
  • Countdown to the Vote
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: National Voter Registration Day In the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections, hundreds of libraries participated in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). Since 2012, the nonpartisan, unofficial holiday has been held on the fourth Tuesday of September with the aim of extending the franchise to eligible voters. Last year, libraries made up 14% of NVRD’s … Continue reading Countdown to the Vote →The post Countdown to the Vote appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:35:58 +000
       
  • Check Your Facts
    • Authors: Sallyann Price
      Abstract: The Albuquerque Journal’s coverage of the event was headlined “Drag Queens Dazzle at Library Storytime,” while enthusiastic parents voiced support on the library’s Facebook page. Other Facebook commenters voiced opposition, sharing links to conservative websites and articles with headlines like “Parents Beware—Registered Sex Offenders Are Performing for Small Children at Drag Queen Story Hours in Public Libraries” … Continue reading Check Your Facts →The post Check Your Facts appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:34:57 +000
       
 
 
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