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  1. How to Establish an Accessibility Compliance Evaluation Program for Electronic Resource Acquisition

    Thursday, 6/9/2016 2:00 PM-3:30 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:30 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Pacific) This webinar will provide you with the information you need to understand the basics of electronic resource accessibility compli ...

    AHILL - 05/05/2016 - 13:28 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  2. Serving Library Patrons with Autism Disorder

    Tuesday, 5/10/2016 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Eastern) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Central) 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Mountain) 9:00 AM-10:00 AM (Pacific) Whether you knew it at the time or not, you have likely interacted with or assisted a library user with autism, the fastest g ...

    AHILL - 05/05/2016 - 13:28 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  3. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in the Makerspace

    Tuesday, 5/3/2016 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Eastern) 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Central) 10:00 AM-11:30 AM (Mountain) 9:00 AM-10:30 AM (Pacific) When it comes to libraries, the term “accessibility” might bring to mind physical and virtual access to library spaces such as ...

    AHILL - 04/25/2016 - 10:00 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  4. Tiny questions, big results: How to create rich assessment tools

    Thursday, 4/14/2016 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern) 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Central) 9:00 AM-10:00 AM (Mountain) 8:00 AM-9:00 AM (Pacific) How are you doing? How do you know how you are doing? Asking your patrons questions is one way to get feedback. It's not ...

    AHILL - 03/01/2016 - 15:16 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  5. Custom Library Book Bikes Roll Out Across US

    Libraries from Cleveland to Seattle have adopted special bike programs to carry books and services around town with old-fashioned pedal power By Chris Francis In Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where winter temperatures reached a record low of –11°F the first we ...

    ssinharoy - 08/13/2014 - 11:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. A New Way of Looking at Public Library Engagement in America

    Gaining insight into how libraries fit within American culture By Kathryn Zickuhr and Lee Rainie The Pew Research Center’s Internet Project has intensively studied the changing world of public libraries for the last three years. The first stage of our res ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 10:48 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. 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

  9. One Book, Many Zombies

    How to turn a pandemic simulation into an active learning experience By Troy Swanson and Tish Hayes Zombies now populate videogames, commercials (for everything from cars to Skittles), even spinoffs of classic books like Pride and Prejudice. This fall, th ...

    bgoldberg - 12/10/2013 - 16:03 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Moving Beyond Same-Old

    Outreach that’s way outside the box By Linda W. Braun As I wrote this column, I decided to check my go-to dictionary, the Merriam-Webster, about the definition of “outreach.” It stated: “the extending of services or assistance beyond current or usual limi ...

    bgoldberg - 12/10/2013 - 11:51 - American Libraries Magazine

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