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  1. American Library Association announces 2014 youth media award winners

    Macey Morales ALA Media Relations mmorales@ala.org PHILADELPHIA — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz a ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 01/29/2014 - 13:34 - News & Press Center

  2. ALA announces Libraries Transforming Communities Public Innovator Cohort grant opportunity

    Mary Davis Fournier Deputy Director mfournier@ala.org Public libraries invited to apply by March 6 to receive $8,000 grant and 18 months of professional development in community engagement CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs O ...

    brussell3 - 01/22/2014 - 09:08 - News & Press Center

  3. 2014 ALA Annual Conference registration and housing now open

    Alicia Babcock ALA Conference Registration ababcock@ala.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) promises the same outstanding content, professional development and networking opportunities as always at the 2014 Annual Conference, June 26-July ...

    MMACKAY - 01/22/2014 - 09:07 - News & Press Center

  4. COA calls for comment on second draft of revised standards

    Karen O’Brien Director kobrien@ala.org CHICAGO — The second draft of the revision of the 2008 Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Science, based on comment since December 2013, is now available for review and final ...

    LDARE - 05/19/2014 - 09:59 - News & Press Center

  5. ALA prepares to help protect the Open Internet

    Jazzy Wright Press Officer jwright@alawash.org Washington, D.C.—Today’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) re-opens one of the most important rulemakings to affect America’s internet users and the libraries that support free public access ...

    JWRIGHT - 05/15/2014 - 14:21 - News & Press Center

  6. ALA Nominating Committee seeks candidates

    JoAnne Kempf Director, Office of ALA Governance jkempf@ala.org CHICAGO — The Nominating Committee for the 2015 ALA election is soliciting nominees to run on the 2015 spring ballot for the offices of ALA president-elect and councilor-at-large. The Nominati ...

    JKEMPF - 05/15/2014 - 12:37 - News & Press Center

  7. Lois Lowry to be joined by Jeff Bridges at ALA President’s Program, Annual Conference

    JoAnne Kempf Director, Office of ALA Governance jkempf@ala.org CHICAGO — Legendary best-selling youth author and two-time Newbery Medal winner Lois Lowry will be joined by Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges at Barbara Stripling’s ALA President’s Pro ...

    MMACKAY - 05/15/2014 - 12:04 - News & Press Center

  8. LLAMA webinar shows how data promotes interdepartmental partnerships

    Fred Reuland LLAMA program officer freuland@ala.org CHICAGO — While many academic libraries host external campus departments, it is less common for libraries to work with these departments to create and offer integrated services.  Careful planning is crit ...

    FREULAND - 05/13/2014 - 16:46 - News & Press Center

  9. LITA guide spotlights the top technologies every librarian needs to know

    Rob Christopher Marketing Coordinator rchristopher@ala.org CHICAGO — While it's inspiring to ponder the libraries of the 22nd century, it's a lot more practical to think ahead to the next five years. That's just what editor Kenneth J. Varnu ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 05/13/2014 - 16:06 - News & Press Center

  10. United for Libraries to present '3D Printers & Library Policies' at ALA Annual Conference

    Jillian Kalonick Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jkalonick@ala.org PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries will present “3D Printers & Library Policies” 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 28 at the ALA Annual Conference. The program will be co-sponsored ...

    JKALONICK - 05/13/2014 - 15:25 - News & Press Center

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