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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. ALA seeks internationally active mentors

    Scott Shoger IFLA 2016 Fellowship Coordinator sshoger@ala.org 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

  3. American Library Association lauds bipartisan Senate bill to renew support for libraries nationwide

    Shawnda Hines Press Officer shines@alawash.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

  4. Margarita Engle and Susan Tan team up at the 2017 Midwinter Meeting

    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

  5. ACRL releases Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook

    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

  6. Booklist offers special content for National Reading Group Month, Great Group Reads

    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

  7. 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

  8. Social Media For My Institution – a new LITA web course

    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

  9. Longlist for 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction announced

    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

  10. 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

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