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Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...
JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Visionary professor R. David Lankes, author of the award-winning “Atlas of New Librarianship,” and Barbara Stripling, Co-Chair of ALA President Molly Raphael’s Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities initiative, presented a free webinar on Thursday, ...
JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
“Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...
JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Diane McNutt and Jane Light, Silicon Valley Reads, will describe this library’s "one book-one community" program in Santa Clara (Calif.) County. Its 2012 program, "Muslim and American-Two Perspectives," featured two books written by A ...
JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 09:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Mentoring benefits both the new librarian and the experienced professional as each learns from the insights and perspectives of the other. This page presents information and resources to help you learn more about these transformative experiences. ALA Men ...
Anonymous - 07/06/2015 - 09:03 - Libraries Transform
Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog--eEditions e-book Andrew Nagy Libraries have begun a transformation from physical materials to electronic media, and the so-called next-generation catalog is emerging before our eyes. This issue of Library Technology ...
HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:06 - Libraries Transform
Minrva: for Android phones The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed an app to help students search for books, read summaries, and find their way through the library. "The Minrva app supports a variety of information discovery task ...
HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 13:55 - Libraries Transform
3D Printers in the Library: Toward a Fablab in the Academic Library ACRL TechnConnect Blog The DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently added two 3D printers, along with a 3D scanner and supporting software, t ...
HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:59 - Libraries Transform
"3D Printing" What is 3D Printing? 3D printing is the process of creating physical objects by building layers of quickly-hardening material one on top of the other. This technology has been around since the 1980s, used mostly by engineers and in ...
HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:55 - Libraries Transform
Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction Edited by Cassandra Kvenild and Kaijsa Calkins This first book-length treatment of embedded librarianship showcases strategies for successfully embedding librarians and library services across higher ...
HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform