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  1. Grassroots Staff Development in a Pinch: Cultivating Growth via Discussion

    By: Karen I. Berry, Instruction Librarian, John Preston McConnell Library at Radford University In early 2020, two of my instruction librarian colleagues and I had finished reading Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility and felt prepared to address the symptoms ...

    AHAYES - 10/23/2020 - 12:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Hello Instagram, My Old Friend: Using Social Media for Virtual Self-Care

    By: Melody Scagnelli-Townley, Outreach Librarian, Bayonne Public Library I think we can all agree that 2020 is indeed a strange time. “Self-care” seems like such a trite phrase to use when in the midst of a literal global pandemic and many of us feel like ...

    AHAYES - 10/16/2020 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. The Best Book Award Acceptance Speech Ever?

    We've heard some great acceptance speeches during the 10 years of honoring Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence winners.  But there is one that stand out. After hearing Bryan Stevenson speak at the 2015 Award Ceremony, Andrew Albanese wondered if he ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 10/15/2020 - 22:50 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  4. Kiese Laymon Gives His Andrew Carnegie Medal to His Mother

    Kiese Laymon's memoir, "Heavy," won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, and he began his acceptance speech by giving the award to his mother who accompanied him on the stage. "My mother made me write, she made ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 10/15/2020 - 23:48 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  5. An Anti-Racist Statement in the Library: Working Toward Praxis

    By: Kevin Adams, Information Literacy Librarian, Alfred University Libraries This summer I was lucky enough to begin working as the Information Literacy Librarian at a small private liberal arts college nestled in a rural village in upstate New York. As I ...

    AHAYES - 10/02/2020 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Grief Delayed

    By: Maggie Halterman-Dess, Library Annex Coordinator, University of Iowa Libraries At Thanksgiving last November, before the Sars-Cov-2 Novel Coronavirus was even a news oddity, I said goodbye to my elderly relatives with a sense that this might be the la ...

    AHAYES - 09/25/2020 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Harris County Public Library is Community Hot Spot

    By: Deborah Hakes, Director of Communications and Marketing, Georgia Public Library Service For the 35,000 residents of Harris County, Georgia, the local library has been a lifeline during COVID-19 closures. The two-year-old facility is a focal destinatio ...

    AHAYES - 09/18/2020 - 10:37 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. G&S: Core News

    Core News | Blog for Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 09/17/2020 - 13:51 - About ALA

  9. Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists

    Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists | Website for Core's annual list of notable children’s and young adult science fiction titles ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 09/17/2020 - 12:25 - About ALA

  10. Q&A with Jesus Espinoza (2016), interviewed by Denisse Solis (2016)

    Jesus Espinoza (he/him/his) is the Student Success Librarian at the University of Michigan. He is a 2016 Spectrum Scholar. His work centers around instruction, outreach and DEIA in academic libraries. In his spare time he enjoys travel, horror movies and ...

    BJARNAGIN - 09/14/2020 - 11:13 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues