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  1. Ready to Code: Tell Us Your Story

    Thank you for taking a few minutes to tell us how you are helping youth in your community gain computational thinking and computer science skills through coding. The information you provide may be used by the Ready to Code team in press releases, reports, ...

    SBIRES - 03/03/2017 - 12:00 - Professional Tools

  2. New Leadership for ProQuest and Ex Libris

    By Marshall Breeding The board of directors of ProQuest has announced that Matti Shem Tov, President Ex Libris will assume leadership of the entire ProQuest organization, succeeding current CEO Kurt Sanford. This change comes a year and 4 months after the ...

    SIMBURGIA - 05/23/2017 - 09:27 - Professional Tools

  3. ALA & Library Topics

    About the ALA Library Ask the ALA Library (blog) Books and Reading FAQ Author/Publisher FAQ Resource Guides Topics A to Z ...

    RGERBER - 05/23/2017 - 12:47 - Professional Tools

  4. Professional Ethics

    "Intellectual freedom can exist only where two essential conditions are met: first, that all individuals have the right to hold any belief on any subject and to convey their ideas in any form they deem appropriate, and second, that society makes an e ...

    RBERQUIST - 05/19/2017 - 11:49 - Professional Tools

  5. Questions & Answers on Ethics and Social Media

    An Explanatory Statement of the ALA Code of Ethics What ethical standards should ALA uphold in regard to social media? Social media is constantly changing and has created an ethical grey area for libraries.  As professionals we must stay current to foster ...

    RBERQUIST - 05/19/2017 - 11:38 - Professional Tools

  6. Questions & Answers on Conflicts of Interest

    An explanatory statement of the ALA Code of Ethics This document is intended to provide general guidance for libraries of all types regarding common questions about conflicts of interest.  This document is not meant to be construed as legal advice.  Libra ...

    RBERQUIST - 05/19/2017 - 11:30 - Professional Tools

  7. Copyright: An Interpretation of the Code of Ethics

    Article IV of the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association states that librarians “respect intellectual property rights and advocate balance between the interests of information users and rights holders.” Copyright 1   is the aspect of intellect ...

    RBERQUIST - 05/19/2017 - 11:32 - Professional Tools

  8. Questions & Answers on Speech in the Workplace

    An Explanatory Statement of the ALA Code of Ethics Since libraries have a special responsibility to protect intellectual freedom and freedom of expression, do libraries have a special responsibility to be workplaces that tolerate employee expression more ...

    RBERQUIST - 05/19/2017 - 11:37 - Professional Tools

  9. Questions & Answers on Enforcement of the Code of Ethics

    1. What is ALA’s procedure to enforce the Code of Ethics? As a voluntary membership organization, ALA does not enforce the Code of Ethics for a variety of reasons. As a non-licensing professional society, the ALA would have two possible actions in respons ...

    RBERQUIST - 05/19/2017 - 11:41 - Professional Tools

  10. Challenge Reporting

    Since 1990, the ALA  Office for Intellectual Freedom  has maintained a database on challenged materials. ALA collects information from two sources: media reports and reports submitted by individuals. Reports of challenges culled from media across the coun ...

    admin - 02/03/2017 - 10:47 - Professional Tools

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