National Press Club

Economic Challenges Facing Libraries

May 11, 2009

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Run time: 35 minutes

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.


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