Economic Challenges Facing Libraries

Jim Rettig, president of the American Library Association, spoke about library operations and services during an economic… read more

Jim Rettig, president of the American Library Association, spoke about library operations and services during an economic recession. He outlined several ways in which libraries were responding to public needs, including providing access to computers. He also spoke about challenges facing libraries and the need for funding in hard economic times. He also answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Economic Challenges Facing Libraries

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Program ID:
286260-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2009
Last Aired:
May 28, 2009

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  • May 11, 2009 | 9:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 2009 | 3:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 2009 | 12:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2009 | 6:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 18, 2009 | 11:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2009 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2009 | 12:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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