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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. 2019 Paul Howard Award for Courage to Magill

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO – Tyler Magill of the Alderman Library at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, is the recipient of the American Library Association (ALA) Paul Howard Award for Courage. The $1,000 awa ...

    CMALDEN - 04/23/2019 - 15:44 - News and Press Center

  3. 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

  4. Patricia Helm Smith receives Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — Patricia Helm Smith, retired executive director of the Texas Library Association (TLA), is the American Library Association (ALA) 2019 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship recipient. The awa ...

    CMALDEN - 04/23/2019 - 15:33 - News and Press Center

  5. Waidner-Spahr Library of Dickinson College chosen for LIRT 2019 Innovation in Instruction Award

    Danielle M. Ponton Program Manager for Round Tables dponton@ala.org CHICAGO — The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) of the American Library Association is pleased to announce that the 2019 Innovation in Instruction Award will be presented to the Waid ...

    DALDERSON - 04/23/2019 - 14:47 - News and Press Center

  6. Dr. Clarence Maybee chosen as the 2019 recipient of the LIRT Librarian Recognition Award

    Danielle M. Ponton Program Manager for Round Tables dponton@ala.org CHICAGO — The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) of the American Library Association has chosen Dr. Clarence Maybee, Associate Professor and Information Literacy Specialist at Purdue ...

    DALDERSON - 04/23/2019 - 14:47 - 2 comments - News and Press Center

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. AASL continues community involvement in National Standards implementation

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has launched two online surveys to gather insight from a variety of school library professionals and stakeholders regarding its 2018 ...

    JHABLEY - 04/23/2019 - 09:40 - News and Press Center

  10. 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