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  1. Collecting and Vetting Digital Content

    Thursday, 5/19/2016 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Join YALSA for a webinar that discusses untapped sources of digital content that you can take advantage of to increase the digi ...

    NMUNGUIA - 05/18/2016 - 11:48 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Livin' the Dream: Life as a Collection Development Librarian

    On-Demand Once Free! Books, books, books, we love books!  If you can't get enough of the materials found in in the library then your dream job just might be in Collection Development. Learning Outcomes Students will learn: What it is What it takes Wh ...

    DBOSTROM - 05/01/2015 - 11:49 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. Building Blocks for a Diverse Library Collection

    On-Demand Once Today’s teens make up the most diverse generation in our history—are you ready for them?  With challenges including parent complaints, contending with user demand, and maintaining a nuanced and diverse collection, we know that collection bu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/17/2015 - 14:13 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  4. The Best of the Best: 2013 Notable Children’s Books

    You may not have been able to read almost everything published in 2012—but this group did!  Join members of the 2013 Notable Children’s Book Committee for this special webinar where they will book talk through part of this year’s Notables list.  Covering ...

    JNAJDUCH - 11/06/2015 - 09:55 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  5. 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)

  6. ReadersFirst Eases the Ebook Experience

    By Phil Morehart After more than a year of development and research, the ReadersFirst Guide to Library Ebook Vendors (PDF file), which compiles information on ebook vendors and their products and then rates them on ease of use and efficiency, is available ...

    PMOREHART - 08/13/2014 - 14:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Building the Collection

    By Karen Muller Building the collection is a core activity in any library. A school library collection is built to support the curriculum and provide for voluntary reading; an academic library collection is developed for current and future student and fac ...

    PMOREHART - 07/25/2014 - 12:28 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. PLA Service Response Workbook: Know Your Community: Community Resources and Services

    Residents will have a central source for information about the wide variety of programs, services, and activities provided by community agencies and organizations. Is helping residents in your community to Know Your Community a service priority in your li ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 10:03 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  9. PLA Service Response Workbook: Succeed in School: Homework Help

    Students will have the resources they need to succeed in school. Is helping students in your community to Succeed in School a service priority in your library now? Do you think it may become a service priority in the future? What types of services and pro ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 10:04 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  10. PLA Service Response Workbook: Celebrate Diversity: Cultural Awareness

    Residents will have programs and services that promote appreciation and understanding of their personal heritage and the heritage of others in the community. Is helping residents in your community to Celebrate Diversity a service priority in your library ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 10:03 - Public Library Association (PLA)