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American Library Association (ALA) and WikiLeaks

ALA Emerging Issues – http://www.emergingissues.ala.org/ – a website jointly maintained by the Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Washington Office, brings together information, news, and opinion about the issues raised by Wikileaks’ disclosure of classified government documents and the government’s response to Wikileaks’ activities. The site will continually add new information as it becomes available.

GO TO: http://www.emergingissues.ala.org for more information.

Open Access Databases for National Library Week!

To celebrate National Library Week (April 11-18), certain vendors are offering certain databases for free. Check out the list below and take advantage of these resources:

ProQuest (African American Heritage, Historical Newspapers – Black Newspapers, Culture Grams, eLibrary, SIRS Discoverer, SIRS Issues Researcher)

Gale (Archives Unbound, Career Transitions, Global Issues in Context, GREENR, Grzimek’s Animal Life)

H.W. Wilson and Company (CAREERS)

Also, check out American History in Video, which is available until April 30th.

The Encyclopedia of Journalism receives an honorable mention for the ALA Dartmouth Medal

Congratulations to Glenn Lewis and Consuella Askew here at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism for receiving an honorable mention for their work on The Encyclopedia of Journalism!

For more information, please check out this blog post: http://rusa.ala.org/blog/2010/01/17/2010dartmouth/

Also, come take a look at The Encyclopedia of Journalism in the Research Center’s Reference collection. An electronic version will also be available.