Library News & Notes

Celebrate National Library Week, April 10 - 16

National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country usually during the second week in April. The first National Library Week was observed in 1958 with the theme "Wake Up and Read!" This year's theme is "Libraries Transform!"Read More...

Well-Read episode #23 - Award Winners

We're talking award-winning books this week! Find out how awards inform Ann and Halle's reading, and we'll finish with what we're reading this week. 

 

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Government Accountability in the Digital Age

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History recently launched SCERA, a new electronic records archive with 450 GB of state records that are now available to the public through an easily searchable website, http://e-archives.sc.gov.Read More...

Happy Freedom of Information Day!

Freedom of Information Day is the mid-point of Sunshine Week. Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote open government and freedom of information. This non-partisan, non-profit initiative is celebrated in mid-March each year to coincide with the birthday of the "Father of the United States Constitution," James Madison, that is, March 16, a.k.a. National Freedom of Information Day. This national initiative is sponsored by the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.Read More...

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