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  1. Information for libraries and librarians serving Latinos & Spanish- speaking communities

    Information for libraries and librarians serving Latinos & Spanish- speaking communities contains a list of resources designed for librarians serving a Spanish-speaking community. It includes a spanish dictionary for librarians who are not nessecarily ...

    HDAVIES - 02/24/2016 - 12:58 - Libraries Transform

  2. Successful Community Outreach: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

    Successful Community Outreach: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians Barbara Blake, Robert S. Martin, and Yunfei Du   Here's a practical manual designed specifically to help librarians conceptualize and then implement an outreach program that will ach ...

    HDAVIES - 04/01/2013 - 10:45 - Libraries Transform

  3. 1995

    Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for every child ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 11:06 - About ALA

  4. The Librarian's Guide to Gaming

    The Librarian's Guide to Gaming:An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming In 2007, over 404 libraries responded to a national library gaming gaming census, reporting on 218 programs. On November 15 2008, 597 libraries reported on serving 14,184 gamers on ...

    HDAVIES - 04/03/2014 - 11:30 - Libraries Transform

  5. The Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure

    Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure ALA Office for Research and Statistics Focusing on the evolution and current state of public-access technologies in public libraries from the perspectives of infrastructure, services, and resources, th ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform

  6. Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology

    Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology Edited by Char Booth As a provider of public space and digital content, your library is duty-bound to promote equitable access to all users, regardless of whether they use assistive tec ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:35 - Libraries Transform

  7. Community offers electronic petting zoo

    Douglas County Libraries offers electronic petting zoo "Last month, Douglas County Libraries collaborated with our local Best Buy to offer a electronic petting zoo for patrons and staff.  With a staff member on hand, Best Buy brought one of every typ ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 08:54 - Libraries Transform

  8. Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport

    Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport Over the summer, Broward County Library, located in in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had the inspired idea to make the collection of more than 34,000 public domain titles featured on their ‘Virtual Bran ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 11:19 - Libraries Transform

  9. Mapping Your Library

    Mapping Your Library "Two companies, one large, one small, both with origins as Stanford student projects, are ready to help you map your library. Walking the exhibit floor at ALA Annual Conference, I am always curious when I see a tech behemoth. Goo ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 10:55 - Libraries Transform

  10. Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

    Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers PC World   by Ralph Jennings " Taiwan's international airport has opened what it calls the world's first in-transit e-library, offering 400 e-book titles to ease waiting-hall boredom whi ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:16 - Libraries Transform