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  1. The Mirth of Comeuppance

    By Tom Peters | For the past 24 hours I've been chuckling to myself and at myself, ever since I read the article in yesterday's New York Times (no-cost registration required) about the popularity of cell phone novels in Japan />/>.   Evide ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:06 - Professional Tools

  2. Not-So-Chilly Philly

    By Tom Peters | Last weekend I made my third trip to Philadelphia />/> to attend an ALA /> Midwinter Meeting.   The first Midwinter I attended (early 90's?) in Philly was very snowy, and the second Midwinter (2003) was extremely cold.   (I h ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:06 - Professional Tools

  3. An Open Letter to the South Bend Tribune

    By Michael Stephens | This sort of snuck up on me, but I'm breaking up with my hometown newspaper. I think this break from my print subscription is rather important, illustrating how the world of news and information is changing.  Read on for the det ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:06 - Professional Tools

  4. Committee Minutes: Midwinter Conference 2008 Philadelphia, PA Executive Committee I, January 12 Executive Committee II, January 14 Executive Committee Actions, July-December 2007 Advisory Council, January 12 Awards Committee, January 12 Communication Comm ...

    admin - 09/14/2017 - 23:24 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  5. ACRL Instruction Section Current Issue Discussion Digest: Assessment

    ACRL Instruction Section Current Issue Discussion Digest Assessment: We know we should do it but does it have to be so difficult? Date: Sunday, January 13, 2008, 4-5:30 p.m. Location: LOEWS Regency Ballroom A Conveners: Gayla Byerly and Annie Downey Intro ...

    admin - 09/14/2017 - 23:24 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  6. ACRL Instruction Section Current Issue Discussion Digest: Teaching Disabled Students

    ACRL Instruction Section Current Issue Discussion Digest Date: Saturday, January 12, 2008, 4-5:30 p.m. Location: LOEWS Commonwealth A/B Convener: Scott Sheidlower Teaching Disabled Students: Emphasis On Their Abilities, Not Their Disabilities The American ...

    admin - 09/14/2017 - 23:24 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  7. Grassroots Group Grows Mini-SKILLs Bill in Washington State

    By Beverly Goldberg Characterizing school library media specialists as “an endangered species,” Washington State Sen. Tracey J. Eide (D-Federal Way) introduced a bill January 22 that codifies through a per-pupil formula how many credentialed school librar ...

    admin - 01/22/2013 - 10:11 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Minneapolis PL Merges with Hennepin County Library

    By Gordon Flagg Nearly a year after their boards initially approved the merger, Minneapolis Public Library joined the Hennepin County Library January 2. The merger combines Minnesota’s two largest public library systems into a 41-branch operation with mor ...

    admin - 11/14/2012 - 15:41 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. 2007 Annual Highlights

    COMMITTEE: Executive Committee SECTION: RSS CHAIRPERSON: Susan Beck (chair 06-07), Lisa Horowitz (07-08) DATES: ANNUAL 2007: 6/23, 6/25, and 6/26/07 EMAIL: lisah@mit.edu MEMBERSPRESENT: MEMBERSABSENT: VISITORS: OBJECTIVES: New orientation for chairs, appr ...

    admin - 11/15/2011 - 12:30 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  10. Reference Services Section RSS Research and Statistics Committee 2007 Midwinter Meeting Minutes

    American Library Association Midwinter Meeting RUSA | RSS | Research and Statistics Committee Seattle, WA – January 2007 Seattlle Sheraton – Grand Ballroom Meeting Minutes In Attendance: Char Booth, Janelle Hedstrom, Luke Vilelle, Heather Tunender, Anne M ...

    admin - 11/15/2011 - 12:30 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)