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Library Associations Support Nomination of Davita Vance-Cooks for Public Printer

om ARL Association of Research Libraries News / Best regards, KW 

"Library Associations Support Nomination of Davita Vance-Cooks for Public Printer"

by Prue Adler | 202-296-2296 | prue@arl.org | on June 13, 2013

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"On June 11, ARL joined the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), American Library Association (ALA), Medical Library Association (MLA), and Special Libraries Association (SLA) in a letter (PDF) to the US Senate Committee on Rules & Administration supporting President Obama's nomination of Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks for Public Printer of the United States. The Public Printer oversees the US Government Printing Office (GPO). If confirmed, Vance-Cooks would be the first woman and first African American to head the GPO."...

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"The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in the US and Canada. Its mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/ "



Karen Weaver MLS, Digital Projects Assistant/Library Systems, Duquesne University, Gumberg Library, 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15282 / email: weaverk@duq.edu Preferred: melvil4u@gmail.com  / Adjunct Faculty, Wayne State University, SLIS, Detroit MI karen.weaver@wayne.edu  

Member, ALA COSWL Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship