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  1. ALA Midwinter 2015: Cool Ideas and Take-Aways

    On-Demand Once Free! What jumped out at you or sparked your interest at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting?  Share an idea from a presentation, a tool or technique you want to try, or a useful piece of information that changed your life. If applicable, please ...

    EWHITMORE - 06/04/2015 - 15:02 - bvqj96

  2. Use of Social Media in the Library

    On-Demand Once Free! Social media has the potential to facilitate much closer relationships between libraries and their patrons. Current usage of social media by the library community generally remains ad hoc and somewhat experimental, but the uptake of t ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/22/2015 - 10:30 - bvqj96

  3. Research Projects: Identification to Publication

    In this two-day e-Forum, we'll discuss identifying a research project and seeing it through to publication. We are all busy today, wearing many hats and constantly juggling many responsibilities. How can we find time to undertake a research project—l ...

    CMCCONNELL - 05/07/2014 - 09:58 - bvqj96

  4. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - 7x5ds8

  5. Take the Lead: Be an Effective School Library Leader

    After a short presentation on the Mansfield University School Library & Information Technologies  Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant project to recruit and mentor school library leaders, participants will engage in an interactive di ...

    JHABLEY - 12/10/2013 - 14:36 - qa2ab0

  6. Information Literacy: Turning the Page From High School to College

      Information literacy is a 21st century skill. Librarians at all levels work diligently to ensure that all students have the skills necessary to identify an information need, find appropriate resources, and extract and use the information. In this sessio ...

    JHABLEY - 05/20/2015 - 10:58 - qa2ab0

  7. Big Data: What We Learned about Information Literacy from 10,000 Students and 1,200 Librarians

      Presenter:  Emily Gover As an ed tech company, EasyBib has unique insight into how students conduct research. How are students interpreting and synthesizing information? How skilled do they consider themselves with key information literacy skills? And h ...

    JHABLEY - 04/16/2015 - 11:35 - qa2ab0

  8. Findings

    Findings NILPPA White Paper T his white paper summarizes the status, concerns, and opportunities in library programming. It is available online, and open to comments from from practicing librarians, library educators, partners, volunteers, library attende ...

    CBARBUS - 12/08/2014 - 13:05 - Programming & Exhibitions

  9. National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment

    Project Description View the white paper and comment at NILPPA.org. The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the American Library Association (ALA) a planning grant to support the one year (October 2013-September 2014) development ...

    CBARBUS - 12/08/2014 - 13:01 - Programming & Exhibitions

  10. Library Research Round Table Initiatives and Projects

    2015 LRRT Mentorship Program   Call for Mentees Call for Mentors   Purpose   The central purposes of the Library Research Round Table (LRRT) Mentorship Program are to promote and support the development of rigorous, substantive research in information and ...

    admin - 05/14/2015 - 09:23 - Library Research Round Table (LRRT)

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