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  1. Budget Planning for Pre-Conferences and Other One Time Events

    Part of the American Library Association's Financial Learning Series This is a Budget Analysis and Review Committee (BARC) and ALA Finance staff webcast. The purpose of this webcast is to provide you with a basic level of understanding of how the Ass ...

    SJOY - 01/29/2016 - 09:35 - About ALA

  2. The New ALCTS Strategic Plan: Areas of Focus to Strengthen the Association

    Live Once Free! The live discussion took place September 1 and 2, 2015. Read the discussion messages or a summary of the discussion. The ALCTS Board of Directors approved a three-year strategic plan at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. The ...

    EWHITMORE - 10/09/2015 - 15:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Stretching Your Library’s E-Books Budget

    What is the most effective way to spend your e-book budget? Should you focus on popular items or create a comprehensive collection? Should you join a consortium to increase your library’s buying power? How do you find one? Can you start one in your area? ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/15/2015 - 15:38 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. ALA Operating Agreement

    Part of the American Library Association's Financial Learning Series. A Budget Analysis and Review Committee (BARC) and ALA Finance staff webcast. The purpose of this webcast is to provide you with a basic understanding of the working relationship bet ...

    SJOY - 05/27/2015 - 14:45 - About ALA

  5. E-Content and First Sale

    A question of scarcity and control by Joseph Sanchez Three pressing questions about e-content face the profession: How much content will be exclusively available electronically, how quickly is that developing, and—especially for public librarians—how will ...

    geberhart - 07/14/2014 - 13:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Online Management Systems: Wielding Web 2.0 Tools to Manage and Track Projects Collaboratively

    Description:   Online social media software, which are commonplace tools for interacting with library patrons, can also be used effectively for communication, supervision and project management within a library department.  This webinar outlines in detail ...

    FREULAND - 01/07/2013 - 12:25 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  7. Blocks & Context: Placing Menus & Misc. Elements

    Nodes (e.g. pages) consist of content & taxonomy fields, but if you want to place content across a set of nodes in a certain area of the ALA theme, like a sidebar, you need to use the Drupal Blocks system. Blocks are bits of content, sometimes module ...

    SBIRES - 06/28/2016 - 06:29 - ALA Support

  8. Web Style Guide: Introduction

    Background An attractive, usable website helps to advance the interests of all ALA units and individuals. Studies show that when appropriate design standards are implemented, users linger longer and take full advantage of a site’s resources. Because we wa ...

    admin - 06/28/2016 - 08:50 - ALA Support

  9. Winning Library Grants: A Game Plan

      Winning Library Grants: A Game Plan Bundle Herbert B. Landau Tightening budgets and ever-shrinking sources for funding have made winning grants more important than ever before. But where should a library grant novice begin? Right here, of course. Herber ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 13:19 - Libraries Transform

  10. The Frugal Librarian

    The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times Edited by Carol Smallwood Fewer employees, shorter hours, diminished collection budgets, reduced programs and services—all at a time of record library usage. Don’t fret and fritter away scarce resourc ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 12:08 - Libraries Transform