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  1. “Innovative Booth for Libraries” at SXSW [Sponsored Content]

    KBANE's blog The Scoop Kim Massana, CEO – Innovative While I was in Indianapolis at PLA, Innovative’s Joe Murphy, Director, Library Futures, was in Austin, Texas at the well-known South by Southwest (SXSW) conference where emerging technology leaders ...

    KBANE - 04/16/2014 - 08:36 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Revealed

    admin's blog The Scoop ALA today announced six books as finalists for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published ...

    admin - 05/23/2013 - 09:45 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. 2016-2017 ALA Presidential Candidates Announced

    PMOREHART's blog The Scoop Two nominated candidates and one petition candidate will run for the presidency By Phil Morehart James LaRue, CEO of LaRue and Associates in Castle Rock, Colorado, Julie Todaro, dean of library services at Austin (Texas) Co ...

    PMOREHART - 09/29/2014 - 15:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. I’ll Take the Book Shaken, Not Stirred

    MPERA's blog The Scoop DCPL celebrates Banned Books Week By Jazzy Wright D.C. Public Library kicked off Banned Books Week in style this year by hosting an exclusive after-hours rendezvous that included a musical orchestra and the unveiling of a serie ...

    MPERA - 09/24/2014 - 13:27 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. The Gates Legacy

    MPERA's blog E-Content By James LaRue The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation seems to be getting out of the world of libraries,  which is a shame. One result of their investments has been the fascinating research conducted by the Pew Research Center. ...

    MPERA - 09/24/2014 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Banned Books Week Celebrates Comics

    PMOREHART's blog The Scoop Jack Baur and Amanda Jacobs Foust Banned Books Week, running September 21–27, offers libraries everywhere an opportunity to celebrate challenging (and challenged) literature and let their communities exercise their freedom ...

    PMOREHART - 09/22/2014 - 09:05 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Children in Crisis

    geberhart's blog The Scoop Reforma works to supply books to child refugees By Greg Landgraf Sylvia Cisneros, president of Reforma: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, delivered 225 ...

    geberhart - 09/17/2014 - 08:58 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Judging an Ebook by its Cover

    MPERA's blog E-Content By James LaRue It doesn’t matter if a book is paper or pixels: Covers matter. We are drawn to images, and the brighter and more appealing the image, the more briskly the book circulates. But there’s a problem. For many public d ...

    MPERA - 09/12/2014 - 11:29 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. DCL Ebook Report September 2014

    MPERA's blog E-Content By James LaRue Read the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report as a PDF file. There are some distinct oddities in this month's report. On the library pricing for print, Ingrams seems consistently cheaper than Baker ...

    MPERA - 09/08/2014 - 10:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Following the Money

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Every now and then someone publishes a link that should be slipped into every board packet in the nation. I'd like to highlight this report: " Exploring Connections: Independent Publishers and Resea ...

    bgoldberg - 09/05/2014 - 09:44 - American Libraries Magazine

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