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  1. 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

  2. Partners

    Google, Inc. Google’s core mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, so our partnership with the American Library Association is a natural fit. Google creates products to increase access to opportunity, ...

    LBRAUN2000 - 06/06/2017 - 14:49 - Professional Tools

  3. 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

  4. Online challenge reporting form

    Please enter as much information as you are able to share about this challenge. Only two fields are required to submit this form: the title of the work and the state where the challenge occurred. All information submitted via this form is kept confidentia ...

    admin - 12/08/2016 - 11:05 - Professional Tools

  5. 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

  6. Subscribe to ALA TechSource Publications

    ALA TechSource publishes Library Technology Reports (LTR)   and Smart Libraries Newsletter (SLN). Library Technology Reports, published 8 times annually, offers focused coverage on products, tools, and projects. Smart Libraries Newsletter, published month ...

    SBIRES - 03/02/2017 - 11:31 - Professional Tools

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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