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  1. New from ACRL- “Scholarship in the Sandbox”

    CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “ Scholarship in the Sandbox: Academic Libraries as Laboratories, Forums, and Archives for Student Work,” edited by Amy S. Jackson, Cindy Pierard, and Suzanne ...

    DFREE - 04/24/2019 - 11:07 - News and Press Center

  2. PLA to host three webinars in May

    CHICAGO — Today, the Public Library Association (PLA) announced its webinar offerings for the month of May. All three webinars are offered free of charge, but registration is required and space is limited. Please click the webinar titles below for more in ...

    LDEUTSCH - 04/23/2019 - 15:29 - News and Press Center

  3. Practical ideas for improving search results

    CHICAGO — Bringing together expert international practitioners and researchers, “ Systematic Searching: Practical Ideas for Improving Results,” published by Facet Publishing and available through the ALA Store, highlights the latest thinking on systematic ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 04/23/2019 - 10:17 - News and Press Center

  4. U.S. Department of Education Seeks Comments on IPEDS Changes by May 20

    CHICAGO- The U.S. Department of Education has issued a request for comments on planned changes to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) surveys, which include the Academic Libraries component. The 60-day Federal Register notice (docke ...

    DFREE - 04/23/2019 - 10:00 - News and Press Center

  5. ALA, PLA Select First Round of Libraries Lead with Digital Skills Awardees: 20 Pennsylvania Public Libraries Receive Funding for Workforce Development

    Today the American Library Association (ALA) and Public Library Association (PLA) announced the names of 20 libraries * in Pennsylvania selected to receive funding from Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, an initiative of ALA and PLA, sponsored by Grow wi ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 04/23/2019 - 09:53 - News and Press Center

  6. Webinar offers wellness strategies for those experiencing microaggressions and workplace stress

    CHICAGO — As part of ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo’s efforts in the areas of wellness and diversity, the ALA-APA will host a free webinar entitled ‘Strategies for wellness for those experiencing microaggressions plus workplace stress’ at noon Eastern/11 ...

    SZALUSKY - 04/22/2019 - 16:08 - News and Press Center

  7. Conversing with the Ethnic Affiliates of the American Library Association Webinar

    Chicago- As part of ALA’s President Loida Garcia-Febo efforts in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) has invited ALA’s affiliate members of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Co ...

    AHAYES - 04/23/2019 - 13:01 - News and Press Center

  8. Enhance your professional education with a LLAMA preconference in Washington, DC

    Registration is now open for three preconferences presented by The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), in conjunction with the 2019 ALA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC., June 21-24. ...

    FREULAND - 04/22/2019 - 11:58 - News and Press Center

  9. An updated introduction to library management best practices

    CHICAGO — Just because a set of responsibilities isn’t formally called management doesn’t mean that it isn’t management. And the newly updated second edition of “ Library Management 101: A Practical Guide,” published by ALA Neal-Schuman, speaks to a reali ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 04/22/2019 - 11:55 - News and Press Center

  10. 2019-2020 President-Elect of RUSA Announced

    CHICAGO- Courtney McDonald, Learner Experience & Engagement Librarian and Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Libraries, has been elected the 2019-20 President-Elect of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA). McDonald will se ...

    NMOORE - 04/19/2019 - 14:19 - News and Press Center