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Learn about Library Advocacy and Create a Plan with PLA's Free Course

Turning the Page 2.0 is a unique opportunity for free, in-depth, interactive, online education in public library advocacy. Register for this six week course and get one-on-one attention from professional facilitators as you build a customized Advocacy Work Plan for your library.

Join The IMPACT Survey Pilot for Free Eval and Advocacy Tools

You can be one of 400 U.S. library systems to join the IMPACT survey pilot. You’ll be provided with free evaluation and advocacy tools useful for measuring and communicating the impact of providing free access to computers and the Internet

Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study Survey - Deadline Extended to Nov. 14, 2010

From ALAnews: Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the American Library Association, the the 2010-2011 Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study provides an important opportunity for libraries to share information regarding computer and Internet resources and infrastructure, as well as funding, technology training and other uses of public libraries, such as providing public access technology centers in their communities. Libraries are encouraged to log on now at http://www.plinternetsurvey.org.

Survey for ALA's National Study of Internet Use in Libraries

The American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging public libraries to participate in the 2010-2011 Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study online survey. The survey provides an important opportunity for libraries to share information on computer and Internet resources and infrastructure, as well as funding, technology training and other uses of public libraries, such as providing public access technology centers in their communities. The survey is available at http://www.plinternetsurvey.org through Nov. 5, 2010.

Survey for ALA's National Study of Internet Use in Libraries

The American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging public libraries to participate in the 2010-2011 Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study online survey. The survey provides an important opportunity for libraries to share information on computer and Internet resources and infrastructure, as well as funding, technology training and other uses of public libraries, such as providing public access technology centers in their communities.