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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. Championing Internet Access for Students on Banned Websites Awareness Day

      It's happened to all of us- we’re at school trying to access the perfect website for a learning activity at school and.... it’s blocked. Now what? While banning books is commonly recognized by librarians as detrimental to the student educational ex ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 11:03 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving Youth: A Primer

    The ALSC Board recently adopted the white paper "Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving Youth." What does media mentorship mean, and how does it fit in with the types of services libraries have historically offered children and families? This web ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 11/06/2015 - 09:50 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Going Beyond Google Again

    Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Emerging Leaders Poised for Action

    By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

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