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  1. Grief Delayed

    By: Maggie Halterman-Dess, Library Annex Coordinator, University of Iowa Libraries At Thanksgiving last November, before the Sars-Cov-2 Novel Coronavirus was even a news oddity, I said goodbye to my elderly relatives with a sense that this might be the la ...

    AHAYES - 09/25/2020 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Harris County Public Library is Community Hot Spot

    By: Deborah Hakes, Director of Communications and Marketing, Georgia Public Library Service For the 35,000 residents of Harris County, Georgia, the local library has been a lifeline during COVID-19 closures. The two-year-old facility is a focal destinatio ...

    AHAYES - 09/18/2020 - 10:37 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. G&S: Core News

    Core News | Blog for Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 09/17/2020 - 13:51 - About ALA

  4. Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists

    Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists | Website for Core's annual list of notable children’s and young adult science fiction titles ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 09/17/2020 - 12:25 - About ALA

  5. Q&A with Jesus Espinoza (2016), interviewed by Denisse Solis (2016)

    Jesus Espinoza (he/him/his) is the Student Success Librarian at the University of Michigan. He is a 2016 Spectrum Scholar. His work centers around instruction, outreach and DEIA in academic libraries. In his spare time he enjoys travel, horror movies and ...

    BJARNAGIN - 09/14/2020 - 11:13 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. A Librarian’s Guide to a Panic-free Pandemic

    By: Tommy Vinh Bui, Teen & Adult Services Librarian, Los Angeles County Library  Any number of things can be the source of surplus stress these days for a librarian. From the sight of aisles completely abandoned of patrons to the unrelenting uncertain ...

    AHAYES - 09/11/2020 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Resilience in the Face of a Global Pandemic

      By Rachael-Joy Davis, Library Services Specialist, California State University, Sacramento University Library As a member of the User Services department, I supervise 25-30 student employees at a busy library service desk. Our student employees are the ...

    AHAYES - 09/04/2020 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Read for Later- "I didn't realize it would expand as far as it has"

    This week’s headline quotes Sarah Kamya, whose Little Free Diverse Libraries project places books about Black history, Black culture, and books that celebrate African American children into Little Free Libraries. In just a few months, she's raised mo ...

    MFIGUEROA - 08/31/2020 - 18:07 - Professional Tools

  9. Taking ESL Digital! Our Community-Driven Virtual Classrooms

    By: Elby Wang, Reference/Outreach Librarian, Cherry Hill Public Library   Keeping a library program alive year after year is a mighty endeavor for any team. At Cherry Hill Public Library, our English as a Second Language (ESL) teammates have become even m ...

    AHAYES - 08/27/2020 - 08:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Read for Later- “There's a potential for a big shift right now”

    This week’s headline quotes Alexandr Wang, the co-founder and CEO of Scale AI, a startup that helps people train computer vision. Wang says that Scale could hire up to 10 gap-year interns from the growing number of students struggling with the return to c ...

    MFIGUEROA - 08/24/2020 - 20:22 - Professional Tools