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  1. “Innovative Booth for Libraries” at SXSW [Sponsored Content]

    KBANE's blog The Scoop Kim Massana, CEO – Innovative While I was in Indianapolis at PLA, Innovative’s Joe Murphy, Director, Library Futures, was in Austin, Texas at the well-known South by Southwest (SXSW) conference where emerging technology leaders ...

    KBANE - 04/16/2014 - 08:36 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Revealed

    admin's blog The Scoop ALA today announced six books as finalists for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published ...

    admin - 05/23/2013 - 09:45 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. ALA Welcomes MacMillian's Expansion of Its Public Library E-lending Program

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content ALA President Courtney Young released a statement today regarding Macmillian’s announcement that it would be expanding its public library e-lending program to include front-list books. ...

    bgoldberg - 07/29/2014 - 16:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Feedback Wanted: Strategic Planning

    ssinharoy's blog The Scoop By Courtney L. Young Dear colleagues: I wanted to share some highlights related to our strategic planning activities at Annual Conference. The Executive Board held two working sessions related to strategic planning. At the ...

    ssinharoy - 07/29/2014 - 11:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. AL Live: The Kid and Teen-Friendly Library

    MPERA's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera The July 10 episode of American Libraries Live (AL Live), “The Kid and Teen-Friendly Library,” featured a discussion on getting children and youth involved with the library and library services. Jennifer Velasque ...

    MPERA - 07/23/2014 - 08:58 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Predictions

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue What do new enterprises such as Scribd, Oyster, and Kindle Unlimited tell us? First, they tell us that the subscription service model makes at least some sense both to aggregator and consumer. (Although I con ...

    bgoldberg - 07/22/2014 - 09:52 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Amazon Unlimited

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue The disruption continues, and it’s hard not to see the announcement of the new Kindle Unlimited Service as a significant challenge to libraries. Let’s review how things stand with libraries right now. Most pu ...

    bgoldberg - 07/18/2014 - 16:22 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  8. A Passion for Coding

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By Christopher Harris Technology is eating the world. Like a hungry dragon seeking out new villages to pillage, the tech world continues to find new markets to disrupt. And, like some mythical beast of apocalyptic proportio ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 16:27 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Amazon Calls Baloney

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Maybe it’s because I’ve been rereading classic Daniel Pinkwater novels (namely, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death and The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror) but Amazon’s latest stunner of a resp ...

    bgoldberg - 07/10/2014 - 12:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. AL Live: Going Beyond Google

    MPERA's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera The June 12 episode of American Libraries Live tackled the million-dollar question: Why do we need librarians if we have Google? Panelists for  “Going Beyond Google” were: Joanna Burkhardt, professor and head lib ...

    MPERA - 07/16/2014 - 11:04 - American Libraries Magazine

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