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  1. New workshop—Cataloging Judaica: Diving into History

    CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Cataloging Judaica: Diving into History with Sheryl Stahl. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on We ...

    CURSINY - 12/11/2017 - 15:54 - News and Press Center

  2. Husbands named YALSA 2018 Emerging Leader

    CHICAGO —The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has named Nicole Husbands, YA and Outreach Services Librarian at the Indian Valley Public Library in Telford, PA, as its 2018 Emerging Leader. Husbands will receive funding from Friends of YALS ...

    ALAM - 12/11/2017 - 13:13 - News and Press Center

  3. Castillo and Cruz named 2017-2018 YALSA Spectrum Scholars

    CHICAGO —The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has announced Andrea Castillo from the University of Maryland and Jose Cruz from the University of South Florida as their 2017-2018 Spectrum Scholars. Castillo and Cruz will each receive $5,000 ...

    ALAM - 12/11/2017 - 13:05 - News and Press Center

  4. New “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” PSAs capture the action and adventure found at the library

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO-  Let’s face it.  It’s an information jungle out there and librarians and library staff lead countless quests to transform lives through education and lifelong learning.  In conjunction with the antic ...

    MMORALES - 12/11/2017 - 12:56 - News and Press Center

  5. ALSC selects Jacqueline Quinn as 2018 Emerging Leader

    The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced Jacqueline Quinn of the Great Neck Library, Great Neck, NY as its representative in the 2018 Emerging Leaders program.    Jacqueline Qu ...

    ESERRANO - 12/11/2017 - 16:01 - News and Press Center

  6. Pat Scales’ compendium of essays, articles, and interviews from the pages of Book Links

    CHICAGO — A past-president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and longtime spokesperson for First Amendment issues as they relate to children and young adults, for several decades Pat R. Scales has been a tireless champion for child ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 12/11/2017 - 09:52 - News and Press Center

  7. Call for nominations: ASCLA 2018 achievement and recognition awards

    The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)'s nomination period for its annual series of achievement and recognition awards is now open. Members are encouraged to nominate their colleagues and peers to recognize exceptiona ...

    MTRACY - 12/07/2017 - 16:27 - News and Press Center

  8. Samantha Quiñon named a 2018 LITA Emerging Leader

    Samantha Quiñon, Assistant Director and Head of Research & Instruction at Lesley University Libraries in Cambridge (MA), has been selected as one of two LITA-sponsored Emerging Leaders for 2018. ALA’s Emerging Leaders program enables newer library wor ...

    JLEVINE - 12/07/2017 - 21:00 - News and Press Center

  9. Michael Cart’s Booklist confessions

    CHICAGO — For more than 20 years, Michael Cart’s column for Booklist has delighted YA literature enthusiasts and bibliophiles in general with an engaging mixture of wit, insight, and good old fashioned publishing industry gossip. Spotlighting Cart’s uniqu ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 12/07/2017 - 14:11 - News and Press Center

  10. Aisha Conner-Gaten named a 2018 LITA Emerging Leader

    Aisha Conner-Gaten, intersectional librarian, activist, and tech enthusiast working at the William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, has been selected as one of two LITA-sponsored Emerging Leaders for 2018. ALA’s Emerging Le ...

    JLEVINE - 12/07/2017 - 14:20 - News and Press Center