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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.
‪#‎lac16‬
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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In an important victory for libraries and higher education, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit released its long-awaited opinion in US Telecom Association v. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), upholding the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order by a 2-1 vote.
‪#‎NetNeutrality
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Our sympathy is with all those affected by the tragic shooting in #Orlando.

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+Rikk Mulligan interviewed Laurie Taylor for this profile of ‪#‎digschol‬ support at +UF Libraries, featuring the UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere and the UF Digital Humanities Working Group.
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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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Get your ARL E-News!

Inside:
ARL mourns ‪#‎Orlando‬ victims,
SHARE and institutional repository interoperability,
US appeals court upholds ‪#‎NetNeutrality‬,
Librarian competency profiles,
ARL to host National Digital Stewardship Resident, and
Call for 2017 SPEC survey proposals.
Orlando, SHARE, net neutrality, librarian competencies, opportunities. ARL E-News (June 15, 2016) ARL Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims—Libraries Serve as Safe Havens, Promote Social Justice The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is saddened and horrified by the tragic murder of 49 people and the wounding of dozens of others in a shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12... Read ARL’s response to the Orlando shooting » St...
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The Association and its member ‪#‎libraries‬ remain committed to providing safe and inclusive spaces to all members of our communities, while also working to reduce oppression and promote equality and social justice in and through our libraries.
‪#‎Orlando‬
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Recent masters, PhD grads—Apply to participate in the 2016-2017 +LibraryOfCongress and Institute of Museum and Library Services National Digital Stewardship Residency program. ARL is one of four host sites in the Baltimore-Washington area.
‪#‎NDSR‬
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Know an assessment rockstar? Nominate them by June 30 for a #Library #Assessment Career Achievement Award, to be presented at the 2016 Library Assessment Conference #lac16.
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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.