January 21, 2022

AALL Launches New Legislative Action Center

From the AALL (American Association of Law Libraries) Washington Blawg: AALL is pleased to announce the launch of a new Legislative Action Center. Our new Action Center allows you to easily send messages to your Members of Congress, look up information about your elected representatives, and share our alerts with friends and colleagues. Please use […]

Launches In July: PACER Training Pilot Project From Admin. of U.S. Courts, GPO, AALL

We hope this course includes material about a number of sources and initiatives that provide (or plan to provide) free access to court records. From an Announcement by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts: A pilot project aimed at having public libraries enhance the public’s knowledge and use of the federal judiciary’s Public Access […]

SLA, AALL, and MLA Oppose Funding Cuts for the U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistical" Abstract Program

From an SLA Public Policy Blog Post by Doug Newcomb: SLA, AALL, and MLA Oppose Funding Cuts for the U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistical Abstract Program On 11 April 2011, SLA, AALL, and MLA sent letters to the U.S. Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies’ members opposing the proposed elimination of funding for the […]

AALL, MLA, and SLA Ask For Oversight Hearings About EPA Library Network

From a AALL Washington Blawg Post: Today, AALL, the Medical Library Association and the Special Libraries Association sent a letter to Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, to urge her to hold additional oversight hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) library network. AALL has been concerned about EPA’s […]