Macey Morales Deputy Director firstname.lastname@example.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
Scott Shoger IFLA 2016 Fellowship Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is looking for internationally active U.S.-based librarians to serve as mentors for 50 new career librarians in the U.S. from diverse background ...
DGUERRA - 09/23/2016 - 16:44 - News and Press Center
Shawnda Hines Press Officer firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – Acknowledging and highlighting the critical role of libraries across the nation, the bipartisan Museum and Library Services Act of 2016 (S. 3391) was introduced today by Senators Jack Reed ...
SHAWNDA.KAY - 09/23/2016 - 16:16 - News and Press Center
Award-winning children’s book authors Susan Tan and Margarita Engle will team up on Saturday, January 21 st in the Auditorium Speakers Series at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Atlanta, Georgia to discuss diversity in children's books ...
MMACKAY - 09/23/2016 - 09:30 - News and Press Center
CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of the two-volume “ Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook.” Edited by Nicole Pagowsky and Kelly McElroy, these books provide a collection of ideas, best practices, a ...
DFREE - 09/22/2016 - 14:51 - News and Press Center
Booklist, the American Library Association’s premier review source for public libraries and schools, has been selected once again to collaborate with the Women’s National Book Association’s October National Reading Group Month (NRGM), including the specia ...
MMACKAY - 09/22/2016 - 10:17 - News and Press Center
Acclaimed socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell is Opening Session Speaker at the 2017 Midwinter Meeting
Described by the New York Times as “the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years,” acclaimed comedian and hit podcast host W. Kamau Bell will open the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits on Friday, January 20, in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
MMACKAY - 09/21/2016 - 14:08 - News and Press Center
Chicago-- Sign up for the new LITA web course Social Media For My Institution: from “mine” to “ours”. Delivered by instructor Dr. Plamen Miltenoff on Wednesdays, 10/19/2016 – 11/9/2016. This will be a blended format web course consisting of both weekly li ...
MBEATTY3 - 09/22/2016 - 10:30 - News and Press Center
Forty-seven books (24 fiction, 23 nonfiction) have been selected for the longlist for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The list is now available on the awards’ website. The six-title shortlist—three each for the fi ...
MMACKAY - 09/21/2016 - 09:29 - News and Press Center
Incorporating the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education into one-shot library instruction
CHICAGO — The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education is good news for one-shot instructors. With its six frames and conceptual approach you’re freed from a long list of outcomes and can instead focus on big ideas. Heidi E. Buchanan a ...
RCHRISTOPHER - 09/21/2016 - 08:41 - News and Press Center