Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO- Eschewing mere theory in favor of real-world examples, “ Marketing with Social Media: A LITA Guide,” published by ALA TechSource, offers to-the-point advice for getting up to speed with the world of social media. Ideal for newbies
12/16/2013 - 16:15
Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — In the years since John J. Huber’s trailblazing book “ Lean Library Management ” was published, budget pressures on libraries have only increased. Yet libraries that have adopted his strategies have turned conventional management
04/21/2015 - 13:36
Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO — Now in its fifth edition, Tim Padfield’s “ Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers,” published by Facet Publishing and available through the ALA Store, is an invaluable tool for keeping up to date with the complexities of UK
09/08/2015 - 12:24
Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — More than just an easy-to-use blogging platform, WordPress is in fact a flexible, open source content management system, making it ideal for many libraries’ websites. “ The Comparative Guide to WordPress in Libraries: A LITA Guide
01/14/2014 - 11:12
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This week’s headline quotes John Brownstein, Boston Children’s Hospital’s chief innovation officer, on a new feature that lets the parents of heart-surgery patients use the hospital’s new Alexa feature to report whether their children are experiencing pai ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/15/2019 - 20:39 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “It was devised as a kind of Swiss Army knife for artists who can use the whole building as a tool. It’s so flexible that you can even expand the footprint.”
This week’s headline quotes Liz Diller, partner at Diller Scofidio + Renfro and lead architect for The Shed, on the new building’s flexible design featuring open galleries, a 500-seat theater, a creative lab, a flexible events space, and a colossal moving ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/08/2019 - 20:31 - Professional Tools
The Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation Through Adversity is given annually to a librarian who has overcome adversity and create lasting innovative community service programs that successfully inspire and connect with new readers. 1 Start ...
RGERBER - 01/27/2019 - 11:41 - Professional Tools
Read for Later – “It takes more than rhetorical commitments, no matter how well-intended or passionately made.”
This week’s headline quotes the new “ Field Guide for Urban University-Community Partnerships ” from the University of Virginia’s Thriving Cities Lab, pushing colleges and universities to actively engage with community members in the leadership and govern ...
MFIGUEROA - 04/02/2019 - 01:09 - Professional Tools
This week’s headline quotes Milton Pedraza, the chief executive of the Luxury Institute consulting firm, with his advice to companies on how the wealthiest want to live and spend. The Institute’s research points to a shift in spending toward experiences l ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/25/2019 - 20:07 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “You can’t out-Amazon Amazon…What we have to do is marry digital tools with our store experience.”
This week’s headline quotes Helena Foulkes, the chief executive of Hudson’s Bay, which owns retailers Saks and Lord & Taylor, speaking at An Evening With Code Commerce during the Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas. Foulkes and other retail leaders expec ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/18/2019 - 21:03 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “Maybe someday, when robots are more advanced than today, and everyone has them in their homes, you can tell yours that I said ‘hello.’"
This week’s headline quotes Jibo, the connected home robot, notifying users that its functions will soon be “limited” as its makers begin to wind down services for the social device (The Verge “Dying social robot Jibo goes out with a song and a dance”). A ...
MFIGUEROA - 03/11/2019 - 20:40 - Professional Tools
The following 50 public libraries will host Thinking Money for Kids, a traveling exhibition from the American Library Association (ALA) and FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Sites were selected through a peer-reviewed competitive application process. E ...
SOSTMAN - 04/08/2019 - 11:33 - Professional Tools
This annual grant is for actual reimbursed expenses, and is designed to allow international librarians to attend the ALA's Annual Conference. Personal Data Notification The ALA (American Library Association and its units) and the ALA-APA (Allied Prof ...
RGERBER - 10/31/2018 - 11:22 - Professional Tools