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  1. The Sacramento Public Library chosen as site for 2020 Arbuthnot Lecture

    The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced that the 2020 May Hill Arbuthnot committee has chosen Sacramento Public Library as the site of the 2020 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture featuring Neil Gaiman, a Newbery Medal author and lib ...

    ARIVERS - 07/12/2019 - 15:21 - News and Press Center

  2. New from ACRL- “The Grounded Instruction Librarian”

    CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “ The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” edited by Melissa Mallon, Lauren Hays, Cara Bradley, Rhonda H ...

    DFREE - 07/10/2019 - 11:16 - News and Press Center

  3. Applications open for 2020 Bill Morris Seminar: Book Evaluation Training

    CHICAGO- The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is seeking applications for its seventh biennial “Bill Morris Seminar: Book Evaluation Training,” to be held on Friday, January 24, 2020, prior to the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, P ...

    ESERRANO - 07/09/2019 - 14:36 - News and Press Center

  4. Upcoming webinar offers guidance on starting a WiFi hotspot lending program at the library

    CHICAGO-- Last month, PLA  announced a new project, supported by Microsoft Corp., called  DigitalLead: Rural Libraries Creating New Possibilities,  which seeks to increase digital skills programming and access to technology in rural communities. Through $ ...

    LDEUTSCH - 07/09/2019 - 15:07 - News and Press Center

  5. ALA Announces Call for Applications for Lois Ann Gregory-Wood Fellows Program

    The American Library Association announces a call for applications for its inaugural year of the Lois Ann Gregory-Wood Fellows Program.  Click here for more information about the application process.   Please note that you must login as an ALA Member to a ...

    HROBISON - 07/11/2019 - 10:50 - News and Press Center

  6. LITA Learnings: Universal Parity to Resources

    Chicago-- Sign up now for the latest LITA Learnings. Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library Access Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central Time Presenters: Christine Elliott, Learning Services & Assessment Librarian, Juniata College ...

    MBEATTY3 - 07/09/2019 - 12:42 - News and Press Center

  7. June 2019 ITAL Issue Now Available

    Chicago-- The June 2019 issue (volume 38, number 1) of Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL)  is now available. Reviewed Articles and Communications No Need to Ask: Creating Permissionless Blockchains of Metadata Records (Dejah Rubel) 50 years of IT ...

    MBEATTY3 - 07/08/2019 - 12:12 - News and Press Center

  8. Nominating committee extends deadline

    Chicago- The ALA 2019 Nominating Committee announces a deadline extension for completing the candidate biographical form for the positions of Councilor-at-Large and President-elect.  Any ALA members interested in being considered for candidacy for these p ...

    SREYES - 07/05/2019 - 10:27 - News and Press Center

  9. Thirty AASL members receive Bound To Stay Bound grants to attend first national conference

    CHICAGO – Thirty American Association of School Librarians (AASL) members have been awarded $750 travel grants to attend their first AASL national conference. Generously sponsored by Bound To Stay Bound Books, Inc. (BTSB), the grants will allow recipients ...

    JHABLEY - 07/03/2019 - 16:26 - News and Press Center

  10. Accepting Applications for 2020 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders

    The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Emerging Leaders (EL). Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can be found on the Emerging Leaders web page. The deadline to apply is ...

    BCALVIN - 07/02/2019 - 15:25 - News and Press Center