Senate Committee Approves Libraries Bill

Campus Technology: Despite President Donald Trump's desire to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee sent a loud signal to the Trump administration that the agency should remain operational with the unanimous approval of the Museum and Library Services Act Nov. 29.  The legislation reauthorizes the Library Services and Technology Act while making changes to modernize the agency.

The bill allows for grant funds to be used to help libraries prepare and provide services after a disaster or emergency.

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