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June 28, 2018 — 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 Rolls Out Libraries = Strong Communities Initiative

ALA’s new president, Loida Garcia-Febo, announced Libraries = Strong Communities, an advocacy initiative “aimed at highlighting the value of academic, public and school libraries” across the U.S. “This initiative is uniquely positioned to ignite public awareness of the value of libraries and library staff and create a groundswell of support at the local, state, national and global level,” according to the press release.

Garcia-Febo will embark on a cross-country tour to support the initiative: “six U.S. stops, including Pikes Peak (Colorado) Public Library District, October 6, 2018; Cambridge (Massachusetts) Public Library, October 18, 2018; Seattle Public Library, January 16, 2019; North Miami Public Library, TBD February 2019; and Los Angeles Public Library, May 15, 2019.”

For more information, read the press release.

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