Education: At Saratoga Springs

At Saratoga Springs, N. Y. (famed turf centre), convened the 46th annual conference of the American Library Association.

Prominent librarians predicted a new era of community service with greater obligations, demands, scope for library workers.

Gifts totaling $239,100 were announced.

Gratification was expressed that the status of librarians was recently changed by the Personnel Classification Board in Washington from "clerical" to "professional" and "sub-professional"; that 25% salary increases for Government librarians went into effect on the second day of the Conference.

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