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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. Giving Readers a Voice: Book Discussion Groups

    Book Links: February/March 2002 (v.11, no.4) by Anna Healy Literature circles. Literary societies. Book clubs. Book discussion groups. Reading groups. Whatever the current buzzword for these groups, they have been around since the early nineteenth century ...

    admin - 01/30/2013 - 15:50 - Offices of the American Library Association

  6. ALA Public Programs Office Programming

    Through grants, the ALA Public Programs Office offers the essential resources, funding, visibility and framework needed for libraries to conduct high-quality cultural programs during the project term and beyond. Public Programs Office initiatives bring au ...

    admin - 11/19/2012 - 09:42 - Programming & Exhibitions

  7. 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

  8. The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

    The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and the Neighborhood Internet Protection Act (NCIPA) went into effect on April 20, 2001. These laws place restrictions on the use of funding that is available through the Library Services and Technology A ...

    admin - 11/04/2013 - 10:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. 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

  10. 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