The FCC is set to vote to eliminate net neutrality this December. Urban Librarians Unite joins the dozens of organizations denouncing this action. Open access to information and the unbiased dissemination of information is critical to democracy and education. The "Restoring Internet Freedom" proposed rulemaking of FCC Chairman Pai focuses on how the Internet flourished … Continue reading Net Neutrality and some FCC BS
Urban Librarians Unite could never have the reach and output that we have had without free and open access to the web. If we had to pay to put this in front of you right now then you would not be seeing it. Please join us in support of the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Support Net Neutrality.
We here at Urban Librarians Unite believe that libraries can be a source of social good and a key vector to improving our society. One of the areas that libraries have been doing incredible work in is immigrant and refugee services. Libraries in America are working every day to help people become citizens, learn English, … Continue reading Libraries Serve Refugees
LAST CALL FOR SPEAKING PROPOSALS!!!! We set the official deadline at midnight EST December 28th but we will give you ONE MORE DAY With the crazy number of beloved people falling to 2016 we figured you might need it. Please submit your proposal here. We have always taken pride in booking new speakers who may … Continue reading Last Chance for Conference Proposals for UL Con 17!
The 24 Hour Read In is coming up from 4PM on Saturday June 4th to 4PM on Sunday June 5th and it is going to be bigger and better than ever. For our SEVENTH Read In we will be hanging out at the Schwarzman Building, the much beloved and iconic 42nd Street Library. We are … Continue reading Sign Up for the Read In June 4th & 5th!