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  1. "What is and What's Next"- Making Assessment Strategies

    “What Is and What’s Next: Making Assessment and New Opportunities,” a free webinar focusing on academic, public and school libraries that are building community and supporting student and user success through making, was originally broadcast on Wednesday, ...

    JFALCON - 03/07/2014 - 15:11 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Talk About Innovation! TEDx @ Your Library

    ALA President Barbara Stripling’s Libraries Change Lives campaign continues with “Talk About Innovation! TEDx @ Your Library”, a free webinar highlighting the benefit of a partnership between libraries and the influential TEDX (Technology, Entertainment, ...

    JFALCON - 03/07/2014 - 15:11 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Making Strategic Partnerships

    ALA President Barbara Stripling’s second installment of the Winter Webinar series “Building Community Through Making,” will be “Making Strategic Partnerships,” featuring nationally recognized speakers and innovative library leaders, from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. C ...

    JFALCON - 01/15/2014 - 10:25 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Community Engagement Through Making

    ALA President Barbara Stripling’s Winter Webinar series “Building Community Through Making,” featuring nationally recognized speakers and innovative library leaders, began Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. This webinar, “Community Engagement through Making,” include ...

    JFALCON - 01/15/2014 - 10:37 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Fear of Flying

    By Laurie D. Borman Flying to Philly is the only thing I don’t look forward to when it comes to Midwinter. Flying is not pleasant business. The indignity of airport screening, waiting to board an overcrowded plane, jamming my carryon into the overstuffed ...

    LBORMAN - 01/17/2014 - 16:15 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  6. President’s Program Q&A

    Andrew Slack on how Harry Potter changed his life Activist Andrew Slack, cofounder and executive director of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), sees fantasy stories not as an escape from our world but as an invitation to delve deeper into our experiences. H ...

    MPERA - 01/03/2014 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Will a Straw Poll Save Miami-Dade Public Library?

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg Voters in Miami-Dade County, Florida, may get a chance this summer to weigh in on whether they are willing to pay higher property taxes in order to fill a $20 million FY2015 deficit that would decimate p ...

    bgoldberg - 04/01/2014 - 10:23 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  8. An American in Paris

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By Alan S. Inouye Earlier this week, I had the privilege of talking about US library ebook lending at the Salon du Livre—the Paris Book Fair. Representing ALA, I served on the panel “La Diffusion du Livre Numérique dans les ...

    bgoldberg - 03/28/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Underfunded School Libraries Fight Back

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg Advocating for school library services is a year-round necessity that becomes particularly pressing as spring approaches. That’s the season when school-district officials make their budget projections fo ...

    bgoldberg - 03/05/2014 - 16:26 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Shed Your Invisibility Cloak! The L4L Planning Guide In Action

      Through the development of a long-term strategic plan using the AASL: Learning4Life (L4L) Strategic Planning Tool, a group of school librarians in Westport, Connecticut, are working to make the district's school library program more visible and emp ...

    admin - 03/26/2014 - 15:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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