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  1. Cuba Update for ALA 2008 Annual Conference

    by Michael Dowling, Director ALA International Relations Office SUMMARY This report provides an update for the International Relations Committee (IRC) and the Intellectual Freedom Committee (IRC) on the issue of the "independent library" movemen ...

    admin - 12/19/2011 - 05:20 - Offices of the American Library Association

  2. FRONTLINE/World Social Entrepreneurship

    In celebration of their groundbreaking Social Entrepreneurs series, FRONTLINE/World, in cooperation with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, will award grants of $500 plus supporting program materials to 40 public and academic l ...

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  3. Blueprint for Your Library Marketing Plan

    A Guide to Help You Survive and Thrive Patricia H. Fisher and Marseille M. Pride The eleven essential forms found in Blueprint for Your Library Marketing Plan: A Guide to Help You Survive and Thrive are available here as fillable PDFs. These online versio ...

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  4. Thinking Outside the Book: Engaging Students with WebQuests

    Book Links July 2008 (vol. 17, no. 6) By Jessica Mangelson and Jill Castek WebQuests are activities based on a self-contained set of online resources that follow a predictable format. They can be personalized to support any content and customized for any ...

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  5. Casting the Spell: Fairy Tales in Novel Form

    Book Links July 2008 (vol. 17, no. 6) By Terrell A. Young and Barbara A. Ward These enchanting novels based on fairy tales will have teens and tweens asking for more. Upper elementary school through high school Fairy tales have long enchanted listeners an ...

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  6. Creating Your Library Brand

    Communicating Your Relevance and Value to Your Patrons Elisabeth Doucett   The case studies included here demonstrate some of the different ways in which branding is being done at libraries. They are based on questions that grew out of my own experience w ...

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  7. Talking with Peter Sís

    Book Links July 2008 (vol. 17, no. 6) By Cyndi Giorgis and Nancy J. Johnson Upper elementary school through high school The author of The Wall talks about the challenges of creating his autobiographical picture book. It started with one question: “Are you ...

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  8. Talking with Shannon Hale

    By Barbara A. Ward and Terrell A. Young Upper elementary school through high school The creator of kindhearted princesses and magical worlds talks about the inspirations and challenges in her writing. It may be the twenty-first century, but in the evocati ...

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  9. Development

    Development Office General Inquiries Phone: 800.545.2433, ext. 3259 Fax: 800.280.5015 development@ala.org Mission Through the generous support of members, supporters and friends who give to ALA each year, we are able to advocate on behalf of libraries and ...

    admin - 07/10/2017 - 10:07 - Offices of the American Library Association

  10. Office of ALA Governance

    Mission The ALA Executive Office and Office of ALA Governance provide support to and facilitate the work of the Association and all its members, and specifically offer direct service and assistance to the ALA  President, President-Elect the ALA Executive ...

    admin - 07/06/2017 - 10:26 - Offices of the American Library Association