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  1. How to Host a Preservation Week Event

    On-Demand Once Free! Hosting an event in a discipline you are not too familiar with can be daunting. What topic do you choose, who can you find to speak, what if someone asks a question after the event and you don't know the answer? The Preservation ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/23/2015 - 12:44 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates

    Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...

    JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Virtual Preconference: Loan Agreements for Exhibits Materials

    Loan Agreements for Exhibits Materials: The Basics An ALCTS Virtual Preconference Follow the conversation on Twitter: #ac13_loans Increasingly, libraries are loaning collection materials to other institutions for exhibit, Unlike museums, libraries are oft ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/28/2014 - 11:47 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Managing the Swarm: Teen Behavior in the Library and Strategies for Success

    When teens flood into the library, anything can happen. People often think of the library as a “safe space” but sometimes chaos reigns, rather than order! By setting the right tone with regulars, establishing appropriate boundaries, and equitably addressi ...

    SKUENN - 11/20/2015 - 16:49 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. Custom Library Book Bikes Roll Out Across US

    Libraries from Cleveland to Seattle have adopted special bike programs to carry books and services around town with old-fashioned pedal power By Chris Francis In Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where winter temperatures reached a record low of –11°F the first we ...

    ssinharoy - 08/13/2014 - 11:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Navigating the Divide between Teens and Tweens

    This course is not currently being offered as part of this year’s course schedule; however, for groups who have 20 or more individuals interested in taking the course, we can offer it exclusively to your organization! The role of the young adult services ...

    admin - 05/18/2016 - 12:55 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  7. Rallying Your Community: Mobilizing the Grassroots

    n a difficult economy, the citizen voice is more important than ever. Learn how two community organizations, the Sustainable Library Citizens Coalition of Indianapolis-Marion County (Ind.) Public Library and Urban Librarians Unite of New York City, have u ...

    JFALCON - 05/03/2013 - 09:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Ask the Advocate: Find What You Need to Make the Case

    Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions pertaining to advocacy issues at their library, as well as learn what resources are available to help make the case for libraries. Patricia Tumulty, chair, ALA’s Committee on Library Advocacy (COLA), and ...

    Anonymous - 04/23/2013 - 10:41 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Transforming Libraries

    Visionary professor R. David Lankes, author of  the award-winning “Atlas of New Librarianship,” and Barbara Stripling, Co-Chair of ALA President Molly Raphael’s Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities initiative, presented a free webinar on Thursday, ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Passing the Community Engagement Baton

    “Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

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