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  1. Stretching Your Library’s E-Books Budget

    What is the most effective way to spend your e-book budget? Should you focus on popular items or create a comprehensive collection? Should you join a consortium to increase your library’s buying power? How do you find one? Can you start one in your area? ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/15/2015 - 15:38 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. PLA Service Response Workbook: Express Creativity: Create and Share Content

    Residents will have the services and support they need to express themselves by creating original print, video, audio, or visual content in a real-world or online environment. Is helping residents in your community to Express Creativity a service priority ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 10:01 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  3. PLA Service Response Workbook: Connect to the Online World: Public Internet Access

    Residents will have high-speed access to the digital world with no unnecessary restrictions or fees to ensure that everyone can take advantage of the ever-growing resources and services available through the Internet. Is helping residents in your communit ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 09:54 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. 10 Social Tools to Connect with Teens at Your Library

    The world of social learning and digital outreach is quickly changing. In this webinar, Joe Murphy will discuss top social technologies that libraries can use to foster discovery and sharing in library programs as well as use to market library events. Tec ...

    SKUENN - 05/08/2012 - 15:54 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. Libraries Stream toward Roku Lending

    By Beverly Goldberg It’s been two years since the Ephrata (Pa.) Public Library began lending Roku devices—digital video players that people plug into their televisions so they can view on a larger screen digitized programming that is archived online, such ...

    bgoldberg - 06/16/2014 - 16:32 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Digital Licensing Online eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    The course includes short quizzes at the end of each of the 27 modules. Each module is designed to take approximately 30 minutes to complete and can be taken whenever convenient, making this eCourse feasible for even the busiest librarian. Also provided i ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 12:07 - Online Learning

  8. A Library in Every Pocket: Virtualizing for Mobile Learning

      Schools’ turning to mobile learning is a matter of “when,” not “if.” Will school libraries be ready? Information technology presents school librarians with an opportunity to aid the transition to mobile learning. Facilitators highlight strategies to vir ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing

                The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing Edited by Sue Polanka The increasingly important role that e-books and e-readers are playing in libraries makes it essential for librarians to get a handle on the ins and outs of e-book purchasi ...

    HDAVIES - 02/24/2016 - 13:00 - Libraries Transform