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  1. Extremism @ the Library

    Propaganda from all sides coexists in select academic collections By Maria R. Traska Bring up the subject of extremist literature and hate propaganda, and the first mental image most people are likely to have is of waves of protesters, livid Holocaust den ...

    bgoldberg - 07/14/2014 - 12:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Going Beyond Google Again

    Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Emerging Leaders Poised for Action

    By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. A Cautionary Tale

    What a dystopian film can teach us about information, power, and control By Joseph Janes In an alternative universe, I’m a film historian. I got hooked in college, where multiple film society screenings were shown almost nightly for a couple of bucks apie ...

    ssinharoy - 02/03/2014 - 13:22 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - 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. Intellectual Freedom Manual Dominates Council III

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera ALA Council met for its third and final session at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition on Tuesday, July 1. The Intellectual Freedom Committee presented 14 action items (CD#19.3–19.17) as revisions to th ...

    bgoldberg - 07/02/2014 - 11:12 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Our Work in Washington

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Phil Morehart Advocacy and lobbying in the nation’s capital on behalf of libraries and the library profession was the focus of “Washington Update–2014 Congressional Election and Its Impact on Libraries,” an event held Sa ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 22:05 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. How to Handle Controversial Programming

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera On Saturday, ALA's Public Programs Office and Office for Intellectual Freedom presented “Managing Challenges, Maximizing Impact: Policies and Practices for Controversial Programming.” Using the “ Muslim ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

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