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September 3, 2020 — 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 ITI’s Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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COVID-19 NEWS: 'AASL Offers COVID Recovery Grants'

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is offering “grants to specifically address collection loss and remote access requirements due to COVID-19 school closures. To help meet the needs of [middle and high school] school libraries making the fall return to learning, applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on September 30, 2020. Criteria, eligibility, and application requirements can be found at www.ala.org/aasl/awards/inspire/special. … Funds can be used to restore school library collections and extend online and remote resources to address learner needs. Eligible purchases include books, online subscriptions, and/or software collections, as well as accessibility extensions (hotspots, increased bandwidth, etc.).”

For more information, read the press release.



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