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New Director of NLS
Jason Broughton has been selected as the new Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) at the Library of Congress. Immediately prior to joining the NLS, Mr. Broughton was the Vermont State Librarian. He earned his M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina, an M.S. in Public Administration from the University of South Florida, and a B.A. in Biology from Florida A&M University.
This year’s Getting in Touch with Literacy conference will be held in person Dec. 1-4, 2021, at the TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach, Fla. For more information, visit http://www.gettingintouchwithliteracy.org.