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  1. Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities

    Monday, 10/24/2016- Sunday, 11/20/2016 There will also be two live online sessions using Zoom.us. It has been more than 25 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act that outlawed discrimination against people with disabilities in the ...

    AHILL - 04/05/2016 - 12:44 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  2. Intellectual Freedom and Minors

    Thursday, 5/26/2016 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) We all have First Amendment rights. It says so right there in the foundational document of our nation. But surely the Founders ...

    KPEKOLL - 04/26/2016 - 12:02 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. ALA ALT Project

    Our goal is to improve ALA's content by adding and cleaning up ALT text and titles Staff are charged with this responsibility: Add ALT text to images found on/by means of ALA websites. ALT Text (also known as an ALT attribute or ALT tag) improves acc ...

    JKLOEPPEL - 02/23/2016 - 14:58 - ALA Support

  4. Badges for Learning

    On-Demand Once Free! 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 a ...

    NMUNGUIA - 08/05/2015 - 15:28 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. I.F. LIVE

    Wondering where to get clear, practical answers to your intellectual freedom questions? On a special episode of the never before broadcast talk show, I.F. LIVE, we explore the new and useful features of the ‘fresh off the press’, 9 th edition Intellectual ...

    KPEKOLL - 03/02/2016 - 15:10 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

  8. 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)

  9. 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)

  10. 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

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