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  1. Conference Attendance

    Citations   I   Tips for a Successful Conference    I  Before Conference   I  At Conference   I  At the exhibits I Saving money Citations Abram, Stephen. " Getting the Most Out of Your Conference Experience: Follow These Basic Guidelines to Enhance Y ...

    HDAVIES - 03/20/2013 - 13:51 - Professional Tools

  2. Services for Children

    Library services that target children from birth through teenage years. The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhanceme ...

    admin - 01/17/2014 - 09:52 - Professional Tools

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Library Fundraising

    Library Fund Raising: A Selected Annotated Bibliography (ALA Library Fact Sheet 24) ALA Library Fact Sheet providing guidance on securing financial backing for your library. Professional Tips Wiki page on fundraising Libraries often need funding beyond wh ...

    admin - 11/21/2012 - 09:42 - Professional Tools

  7. Budgeting & Finance

    In addition to the skills acquired in obtaining an MLS, librarians also need administration and management skills. Running a library is about creating and managing budgets, setting policies for staff and patrons, providing customer service to your patrons ...

    admin - 11/07/2012 - 15:09 - Professional Tools