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Read the latest issue of Synergy: News from ARL Diversity Programs, about promoting #diversity  and #equity  in #libraries  and #archives .

Authors are Charlene Maxey-Harris, Joy Doan, Treshani Perera, Patrick Sifuentes, and Erik Ponder.
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Congrats to Sofia Leung of University of Kansas Libraries on winning the 2016 Julia C. Blixrud Scholarship!
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Three ARL libraries—Harvard Library, Penn State University Libraries, and Temple University Libraries—win Knight Foundation News Challenge on Libraries grants.
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In this issue: ‪#‎MarrakeshTreaty‬, ARL director profiles in Chronicle of Higher Education, ‪#‎LibQUAL‬ survey, more.
Marrakesh Treaty, ARL directors in Chronicle, grant & other opportunities. ARL E-News (July 5, 2016) ARL Celebrates 20th Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty to Improve Access to Publications for Print-Disabled Users On June 30, Canada acceded to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled, becoming the 20th country to ratify or accede to the treaty and thereby...
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The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation encourage ‪#‎libraries‬ to apply for Humanities Open Book grants. The program offers awards of up to $100,000 to support digitization, rights clearance, and public dissemination of primarily backlist or out-of-print, in-copyright, ‪#‎humanities‬ titles.
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Get your ARL E-News, hot off the server!

Inside:
‪#‎NDLC16‬ travel awards,
Updated report on ARL Strategic Thinking and Design Initiative,
‪#‎SCOTUS‬ decision upholding ‪#‎diversity‬ in college admissions,
Proposed reform of ‪#‎copyright‬ act,
Profile of ‪#‎digschol‬ support at University of Virginia Library, and
New Boston Public Library president.
NDLC '16 travel awards, ARL Strategic Thinking & Design, Fisher v UT + more ARL E-News (June 24, 2016) National Diversity in Libraries Conference 2016 Travel Award Recipients Selected The Association of Research Libraries is awarding 26 scholarships for individuals to attend the 2016 National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC ‘16), August 10–13, in Los Angeles, California... Read more about the NDLC ’16 travel award winners » ARL Governance...
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Good news on this last Friday in July—we're making all SPEC Kits on http://publications.arl.org #openaccess  by the end of August! #OA  
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Congrats to the 10 winners of travel awards to attend the 2016 Library Assessment Conference in Arlington, Virginia, on October 31–November 2! ‪#‎diversity‬ ‪#‎lac16‬
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Come work with us in DC! We're recruiting a program coordinator for ‪#‎grants‬ administration, a member of the administrative team that provides high-level support for the organization.
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Only 2 days left to register for the 2016 ‪#‎Library‬ ‪#‎Assessment‬ Conference at the early-bird rate! Join ARL and University of Washington Libraries in Arlington, Virginia, October 31–November 2.
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Please Register Here. Early Bird Registration Fee: $450. Register by June 30, 2016 to receive the early-bird rate. July 1–October 8 Registration: $525. Cancellation Policy: ARL and University of Washington reserve the right to cancel any of the events up to (and including) August 31, 2016.
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Hooray! HathiTrust and the National Federation of the Blind partner to make over 14 million books accessible to ‪#‎blind‬ and print-disabled readers everywhere.
June 29, 2016. ANN ARBOR—More than 14 million digital books will soon be made available to blind and print-disabled users, thanks to a new collaboration involving the National Federation of the Blind and the HathiTrust Digital Library, a digital repository hosted at the University of Michigan.
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Congratulations to the 26 individuals awarded scholarships to attend the 2016 National #Diversity in #Libraries Conference!
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The Association of Research Libraries® (ARL®) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL's mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve.