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  1. Broad Public, Library and Educational Sector Support of Hayden Nomination

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org More than 140 national nonprofit and library groups, schools, and academic libraries urge Dr. Carla Hayden’s rapid confirmation as Librarian of Congress (Washington, D.C.) – "The Library of Congress has ...

    MMORALES - 04/21/2016 - 08:01 - News and Press Center

  2. Seeing the Big Picture on Student Data Privacy at 2016 ALA Annual Conference

    Jazzy Wright Press Officer jwright@alawash.org   ORLANDO, Fla.—Every day, technology is making it possible to collect and analyze more data regarding students’ performance and behavior, including their use of library resources. The use of big data in the ...

    JWRIGHT - 06/22/2016 - 10:41 - News and Press Center

  3. Nancy Bolt receives 2016 John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award

    Delin Guerra Program Officer dguerra@ala.org CHICAGO — Nancy Bolt has been named the 2016 recipient of the American Library Association (ALA) International Relations Committee’s John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award, given to a librarian or person who ...

    DGUERRA - 06/21/2016 - 16:56 - News and Press Center

  4. How to Respond to a Security Incident in your Library Workshop

    Colton Ursiny Administrative Assistant cursiny@ala.org CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library Workshop  with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at ...

    CURSINY - 06/21/2016 - 15:47 - News and Press Center

  5. eCourse on apps for librarians: Empower Your Users with Mobile App Literacy

    Colton Ursiny Administrative Assistant cursiny@ala.org CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Apps for Librarians: Empower Your Users with Mobile App Literacy. Nicole Hennig will serve as the instructor for a five-week fa ...

    CURSINY - 06/21/2016 - 15:46 - News and Press Center

  6. Meet comedian and United for Libraries spokesperson Paula Poundstone at the ALA Annual Conference

    Jillian Wentworth Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jwentworth@ala.org BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — Comedian and United for Libraries spokesperson Paula Poundstone will be signing at the Recorded Books booth (1951) at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando ...

    JKALONICK - 06/21/2016 - 14:22 - News and Press Center

  7. ALA calls for nominations for IFLA section committees for 2017-2021

    Delin Guerra Program Officer dguerra@ala.org CHICAGO — The ALA International Relations Committee (IRC) is seeking nominations to section standing committees of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). The selected repr ...

    DGUERRA - 06/21/2016 - 13:49 - News and Press Center

  8. 2016 ALA Diversity & Outreach Fair to feature library services during times of civil unrest, diversity in action ideas

    John L. Amundsen Program Officer, Outreach and Communications jamundsen@ala.org CHICAGO — The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services has selected 28 presentations for the 2016 Diversity and Outreach Fair, to be held from 3 – 5 p.m. on Sa ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 06/20/2016 - 15:37 - News and Press Center

  9. LLAMA President’s Program will feature best-selling author William Ury

    Fred Reuland Program Officer, Continuing Education freuland@ala.org CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present guest author William Ury, at its President’s Program, from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Saturday, June 25 at the 2 ...

    FREULAND - 06/20/2016 - 14:18 - News and Press Center

  10. United for Libraries to host romance panel at ALA Annual Conference

    Jillian Wentworth Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jwentworth@ala.org BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present “Isn’t it Romantic?” from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 26 at the Orange County Convention Center, W101A, at the ALA A ...

    JKALONICK - 06/20/2016 - 12:30 - News and Press Center

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