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  1. Speaking Up

    Starting a dialogue on sexual harassment in libraries By Lisa Rabey In some ways, it is the subtlety of the act of harassment that allows it to be so often overlooked: When I worked in IT, sexism and misogyny were the unspoken accepted practice. I learned ...

    MPERA - 06/10/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Now Trending: Tech and People News

    By Laurie D. Borman This issue (May 2014) we invited Marshall Breeding to give us a status and trends report on strategic products of the library technology industry. His detailed investigation begins here. He has been reporting on technology in the indus ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 12:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Khaled Hosseini Discusses Unforeseen Consequences

    MPERA's blog The Scoop How his books are influenced by the life he didn’t lead By Mariam Pera On June 29, Booklist ’s Donna Seaman interviewed bestselling author Khaled Hosseini as part of the Auditorium Speaker Series at the ALA Annual Conference, a ...

    MPERA - 11/20/2014 - 08:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Resurrecting The Speaker

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Phil Morehart and George M. Eberhart In 1977, the American Library Association decided to get into the movie business. Produced by the Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC), The Speaker follows the aftermath of a high sch ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 15:35 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Walter Dean Myers Dies

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop Acclaimed author of literature “for the troubled boy I once was” By Beverly Goldberg Prolific and award-winning author Walter Dean Myers, 76, winner of the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award for the novel Monster, died July ...

    bgoldberg - 07/03/2014 - 15:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Intellectual Freedom Manual Dominates Council III

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera ALA Council met for its third and final session at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition on Tuesday, July 1. The Intellectual Freedom Committee presented 14 action items (CD#19.3–19.17) as revisions to th ...

    bgoldberg - 07/02/2014 - 11:12 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. LITA President’s Program Presents the Girl Scouts of Technology

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Jennifer Petti I am not a tech head. Don’t get me wrong, I love the internet, my smartphone, and gifs, but I know very little about the computer science behind the technology I use. Yet the increasing power of technology ...

    bgoldberg - 07/02/2014 - 11:15 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Ilyasah Shabazz Discusses the Power of Family and Heritage

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Laurie D. Borman “We allow our children to be taught to hate,” said Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, and an auditorium speaker on Sunday at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference. When love and positive values are not ...

    bgoldberg - 06/30/2014 - 21:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. American Indian Youth Literature Awards

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Michele LeSure The American Indian Youth Literature Awards (AIYLA) ceremony took place on Sunday afternoon. The awards are presented every two years to authors whose works “identify and honor the very best writing and il ...

    bgoldberg - 06/30/2014 - 13:24 - American Libraries Magazine

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