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  1. Unions and Collective Bargaining

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, one-fourth to one-third of U.S. library workers are unionized.   ALA Policy B.9.11 Collective Bargaining (Old Number 54.11) The American Library Association recognizes the principle of ...

    VHAWKINS - 12/03/2014 - 10:46 - Professional Tools

  2. Unions and Collective Bargaining

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, one-fourth to one-third of U.S. library workers are unionized.   ALA Policy B.9.11 Collective Bargaining (Old Number 54.11) The American Library Association recognizes the principle of ...

    VHAWKINS - 11/25/2014 - 17:55 - Professional Tools

  3. Unions and Collective Bargaining

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, one-fourth to one-third of U.S. library workers are unionized.   ALA Policy B.9.11 Collective Bargaining (Old Number 54.11) The American Library Association recognizes the principle of ...

    VHAWKINS - 11/25/2014 - 17:55 - Professional Tools

  4. Statistics-- Library

    Where to find the numbers Academic Library Statistics Public Library Statistics School Library Statistics Statistics About Libraries, provided by the ALA Office for Research and Statistics Library Fact Sheets The ALA Library responds to inquiries from sta ...

    RGERBER - 12/04/2015 - 15:25 - Professional Tools

  5. Recruitment and Retention

    A library is only as good as its staff. Attracting, hiring, and retaining the best talent is a large and important part of any library administrator's job. The resources here provide information on recruitment and retention of key staff and diversity ...

    admin - 10/02/2013 - 11:52 - Professional Tools

  6. Services to Special Populations

    The ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) serves the Association by identifying and promoting library services that support equitable access to the knowledge and information stored in our libraries and provides information and resources on ...

    admin - 05/23/2013 - 09:18 - Professional Tools

  7. Metadata

    What is metadata? Metadata is data about data. It is descriptive information about a particular data set, object, or resource, including how it is formatted, and when and by whom it was collected. Although metadata most commonly refers to web resources, i ...

    admin - 11/21/2012 - 13:03 - Professional Tools

  8. Serials

    Periodicals and Serials Price Indexes (ALCTS) These indexes, with accompanying tables and analysis, measures changes in average U.S. serials prices in a historical context. This information is useful to librarians who must prepare annual budget requests f ...

    admin - 11/21/2012 - 14:17 - Professional Tools

  9. Internet Access and Digital Holdings in Libraries

    ALA Library Fact Sheet 26 This fact sheet was formerly named "Internet Use in Libraries." The focus of this fact sheet is on how libraries assist with the ever-growing Internet access needs of their library patrons- especially those whose only I ...

    admin - 10/15/2015 - 13:04 - Professional Tools

  10. Library Operating Expenditures: A Selected Annotated Bibliography

    ALA Library Fact Sheet 4 This fact sheet describes sources of information on library revenues and operating expenditures in public, academic, and school libraries. In regards to special libraries and government libraries: The Library and Book Trade Almana ...

    admin - 04/07/2015 - 18:11 - Professional Tools