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May 16, 2017 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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ALA Asks Senate to Maintain Federal Funding for Libraries

The American Library Association (ALA) sent a letter signed by eight national companies—including Baker & Taylor, Gale, OverDrive, ProQuest, and Penguin Random House—to the senators who have not yet signed the letters circulating in the Senate that support continued federal funding for Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) programs. ALA urges these senators to sign the LSTA-IAL letters and asks constituents to reach out to them to encourage them to sign.

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