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On June 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) approved a statement on open access (OA). This e-forum will serve to publicize ALCTS’ OA statement to its members and the profession, consid ...
CMCCONNELL - 02/09/2016 - 08:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Propaganda from all sides coexists in select academic collections By Maria R. Traska Bring up the subject of extremist literature and hate propaganda, and the first mental image most people are likely to have is of waves of protesters, livid Holocaust den ...
bgoldberg - 07/14/2014 - 12:21 - American Libraries Magazine
By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...
LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine
Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...
LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine
By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...
LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine
What a dystopian film can teach us about information, power, and control By Joseph Janes In an alternative universe, I’m a film historian. I got hooked in college, where multiple film society screenings were shown almost nightly for a couple of bucks apie ...
ssinharoy - 02/03/2014 - 13:22 - American Libraries Magazine
Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...
bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine
What the PISA Exam Tells Us about Our Value In the ideal picture, schools and their resources, including school libraries, are intended to help level the playing field and make sure all American children are academically successful. In practice, we know ...
JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
ALA adopts the ALA Preservation Policy. "The American Library Association’s policy on preservation is based on the Association’s mission to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all. The preservation policy has as its goal, promoting ...
HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 09:56 - About ALA
ALA opened a library for American military personnel in Paris during 1918. This library was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris In response to pressure from Americans in Paris, ALA agreed to leave the books and equipment, and to prov ...
HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:30 - About ALA