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  1. Badges for Learning

    YALSA's Badges for Learning help library staff gain skills in the areas covered in YALSA’s   Competencies for Serving Youth in Libraries. For example badge earners will be able to: Learn how to use Twitter to connect with teens and other community me ...

    NMUNGUIA - 05/18/2016 - 12:46 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Providing Perpetual Access

    Originally presented April 8, 2015. This hour-long webinar covers the results of an online survey that sought to get at libraries’ true experiences working to maintain perpetual access for electronic serials that have been canceled, have ceased, or have t ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/19/2015 - 12:26 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Accessible literacy online: Options for patrons with disabilities that affect print reading

    On-Demand Once Thursday, 5/14/2015 3:00 PM (Eastern) 2:00 PM (Central) 1:00 PM (Mountain) 12:00 PM (Pacific) Library staff will learn how patrons with disabilities that affect print reading can access books and periodicals for independent reading online u ...

    AHILL - 05/22/2015 - 09:04 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  4. Open Access: What Does It Mean for ALCTS and LRTS?

    On June 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) approved a statement on open access (OA). This e-forum will serve to publicize ALCTS’ OA statement to its members and the profession, consid ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/09/2016 - 08:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. More Than Citations and Impact Factor: Altmetric.com

    On-Demand Once Free! What are altmetrics? The scientific publishing community has traditionally measured the impact and reach of a research article at the journal level. The most commonly used metric is the impact factor, which measures the average number ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/22/2015 - 10:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Extremism @ the Library

    Propaganda from all sides coexists in select academic collections By Maria R. Traska Bring up the subject of extremist literature and hate propaganda, and the first mental image most people are likely to have is of waves of protesters, livid Holocaust den ...

    bgoldberg - 07/14/2014 - 12:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Going Beyond Google Again

    Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Emerging Leaders Poised for Action

    By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. A Cautionary Tale

    What a dystopian film can teach us about information, power, and control By Joseph Janes In an alternative universe, I’m a film historian. I got hooked in college, where multiple film society screenings were shown almost nightly for a couple of bucks apie ...

    ssinharoy - 02/03/2014 - 13:22 - American Libraries Magazine

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