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Dues relief for ALA members in Katrina zone

The American Library Association is giving a six month extention of ALA dues to any member in zip codes starting with356, 366, 369, 393, 394, 395, 396, 700, 701, 702, 704, 705, 706, 707, or 708, those that are declared … Continue reading

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Geaux Library Project, links and news

The Geaux Library Project [see blog here] has been making great strides providing relief assistance to Katrina victims and the displaced all over the South. They are looking for volunteers, mostly onsite but some remotely. Got some library geek skills … Continue reading

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Libraries change lives right here, right now

Marylaine Block has a more personal look at how librarians in areas affected by Katrina are helping people get their lives back. Sandra Fernandez, Public Relations Manager for [Houston Public Library], says that they’ve been operating an impromptu “branch” library … Continue reading

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can you help the LA State Library with technology equipment?

The State Library of Lousiana has increased its hours so that people can use its computers. They could use even more computers and printers. If you can donate, please help. You may remember that Rebecca Hamilton the Louisiana State Librarian … Continue reading

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resources in a post-Katrina world

The LibraryLaw blog has some summaries of libraries’ efforts to get organized, find colleagues and get connected in the aftermath of Katrina. She points to the NOPL list [mentioned here already] as well as AALL’s LawLibAssist blog set up for … Continue reading

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