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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. Libraries Stream toward Roku Lending

    By Beverly Goldberg It’s been two years since the Ephrata (Pa.) Public Library began lending Roku devices—digital video players that people plug into their televisions so they can view on a larger screen digitized programming that is archived online, such ...

    bgoldberg - 06/16/2014 - 16:32 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Ebook Discovery

    The library/publisher “sweet spot” By Larra Clark Libraries and publishers are in the business of connecting readers and authors. Bestsellers make up the majority of traffic in public libraries, but how can libraries, publishers, and others in the ecosyst ...

    ssinharoy - 06/16/2014 - 14:41 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. School Library Ebook Business Models

    Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine