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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Engaging Communities Through Controversy

     Diane McNutt and Jane Light, Silicon Valley Reads, will describe this library’s "one book-one community" program in Santa Clara (Calif.) County. Its 2012 program, "Muslim and American-Two Perspectives," featured two books written by A ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 09:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Mentoring Opportunities

    Mentoring benefits both the new librarian and the experienced professional as each learns from the insights and perspectives of the other.  This page presents information and resources to help you learn more about these transformative experiences. ALA Men ...

    Anonymous - 07/06/2015 - 09:03 - Libraries Transform

  5. Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog

    Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog--eEditions e-book Andrew Nagy Libraries have begun a transformation from physical materials to electronic media, and the so-called next-generation catalog is emerging before our eyes. This issue of Library Technology ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:06 - Libraries Transform

  6. 3D Printers in the Library: Toward a Fablab in the Academic Library

    3D Printers in the Library: Toward a Fablab in the Academic Library ACRL TechnConnect Blog The DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently added two 3D printers, along with a 3D scanner and supporting software, t ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:59 - Libraries Transform

  7. 3D Printing at Dalhousie Libraries

    "3D Printing" What is 3D Printing? 3D printing is the process of creating physical objects by building layers of quickly-hardening material one on top of the other. This technology has been around since the 1980s, used mostly by engineers and in ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:55 - Libraries Transform

  8. Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction

    Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction Edited by Cassandra Kvenild and Kaijsa Calkins This first book-length treatment of embedded librarianship showcases strategies for successfully embedding librarians and library services across higher ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform

  9. Influencing without Authority

    Influencing without Authority (ACRL Active Guide #2) Melanie Hawks How can library professionals gain support for their ideas, develop collaborative relationships, and become recognized leaders—regardless of position or title? Library organizations are fu ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 13:59 - Libraries Transform

  10. The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student

    The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student: Making the Connections As students embrace new Web 2.0 technologies like MySpace, YouTube, and RSS feeds, libraries also need to take charge. Based on actual work-practice studies of students and faculty-- ori ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 14:51 - Libraries Transform