Museum and Library Act Bill Passed by U.S. House, Goes to President For Signing
The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jack Reed that would help libraries and museums upgrade their technology so Americans can use them to meet “learning, educational, and workforce development needs.”
The full Senate unanimously passed the Museum and Library Services Act of 2018 (S.3530) on Dec. 4.. Now it goes to President Donald Trump to sign.
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Legislation Information (via Congress.gov)
U.S. House Roll Call Vote Results (by Rep) (Bill Passes 331 to 28)
Librarians usually like things quiet, but I hope they give themselves a big, loud cheer tonight bc they helped pass my Museum & Library Services Act (S. 3530) to help #libraries & #museums upgrade technology, better serve their communities, & boost our educational infrastructure.
— Senator Jack Reed (@SenJackReed) December 20, 2018
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.