Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO- Eschewing mere theory in favor of real-world examples, “ Marketing with Social Media: A LITA Guide,” published by ALA TechSource, offers to-the-point advice for getting up to speed with the world of social media. Ideal for newbies
12/16/2013 - 16:15
Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — In the years since John J. Huber’s trailblazing book “ Lean Library Management ” was published, budget pressures on libraries have only increased. Yet libraries that have adopted his strategies have turned conventional management
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Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO — Now in its fifth edition, Tim Padfield’s “ Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers,” published by Facet Publishing and available through the ALA Store, is an invaluable tool for keeping up to date with the complexities of UK
09/08/2015 - 12:24
Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — More than just an easy-to-use blogging platform, WordPress is in fact a flexible, open source content management system, making it ideal for many libraries’ websites. “ The Comparative Guide to WordPress in Libraries: A LITA Guide
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Read for Later- “The level of information pollution that could happen with systems like this a few years from now could just get bizarre.”
This week’s headline quotes Alec Radford, a researcher at OpenAI, arguing that new artificial intelligence technologies could help governments, companies, and other organizations spread disinformation far more efficiently (The New York Times “How A.I. cou ...
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Read for Later- “Having less information about where you live and the people you live with…I can’t think that’s a good thing.”
This week’s headline quotes Dennis Deninger, professor of practice at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications, on the demise of another information and cultural resource in small and rural communities: not the local newspaper, but t ...
MFIGUEROA - 06/10/2019 - 21:05 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “A life that is simpler, not a life where we keep producing more and more running faster and faster, and having more and more products to choose from.”
This week’s headline quotes Giorgos Kallis, an environmental scientist and political ecologist at The Autonomous University of Barcelona, from his 2015 paper, “Imaginaries of Hope: The Utopianism of Degrowth” – the degrowth movement sees economic growth a ...
MFIGUEROA - 06/06/2019 - 14:43 - Professional Tools
Wednesday, 5/22/2019 Due to everyday commitments, adults can't always make it to library programs during regular business hours. Being more flexible with program times and branching out to alternate locations can boost attendance and be a lot of fun ...
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Read for Later- “To what extent should we be addressing developmental needs and to what extent should we be enforcing college norms?”
This week’s headline quotes Dr. Julia Duncheon, an assistant professor at the University of Texas El Paso, who studies dual credit, dual enrollment, and early colleges, on the growing popularity and challenges in opportunities for high school students to ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/27/2019 - 23:34 - Professional Tools
APPLICATION RECEIPT DEADLINE: August 9, 2019 Date posted: June 17, 2019 Apply online: https://apply.ala.org/USHolocaustMuseum Questions? Contact the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5045, or publicprogram ...
SOSTMAN - 06/18/2019 - 09:51 - Professional Tools
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office invite public and academic libraries to apply to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition that examines the motives, pres ...
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Read for Later- “There are a million options. If people don’t like us that’s fine. They’re allowed. For the people who do want to be here, we’re here.”
This week’s headline quotes Sam Thonis, co-owner with Regina Dellea of Getaway, an alcohol-free bar in Brooklyn, on the growth of alcohol-free social spaces in cities and communities filled with specific venues catering to specific interests (BBC “The ris ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/20/2019 - 19:43 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “People have been trying to bring the primacy of sidewalks back for almost 30 years, and here are these agents that might make that change much faster because of the commercial considerations”
This week’s headline quotes Anat Caspi, director of the Taskar Center for Accessible Technology at the University of Washington, on Washington’s and other states’ decisions to legalize bot deliveries to help companies pilot their services (Slate “Delivery ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/13/2019 - 18:23 - Professional Tools