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  1. Connecting with Immigrant and Refugee Youth in Your Community

    Thursday, 4/21/2016 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) Join Ady Huertas and colleagues for a program on how library workers can serve the needs of Spanish-speaking immigrant and refu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 05/18/2016 - 11:51 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Crafting Meeting Room Policies that Keep You In Charge and Out of Court

    NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased; please see How to Register below for more details. Legal advocacy groups are threatening legal action and filing lawsuits against public libraries whose meeting room ...

    KPEKOLL - 03/28/2016 - 15:12 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Picture Books and Challenges: Dealing with Controversial Topics in Children's Collections

    NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased; please see How to Register below for more details. Librarians are tasked with providing a wide variety of viewpoints and information.  Sometimes there are conflicts w ...

    KPEKOLL - 03/02/2016 - 16:14 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. 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

  5. Championing Internet Access for Students on Banned Websites Awareness Day

      It's happened to all of us- we’re at school trying to access the perfect website for a learning activity at school and.... it’s blocked. Now what? While banning books is commonly recognized by librarians as detrimental to the student educational ex ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 11:03 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. 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

  7. Intellectual Freedom Consulting Services

    Has your library received a request for reconsideration of materials? Are you reviewing library or school board policies? Are you proposing a conference program or system workshop for other librarians? Are you organizing professional development or traini ...

    KPEKOLL - 02/10/2016 - 11:28 - Offices of the American Library Association

  8. AccessAbility Academy

    PURCHASE NOW The first module of ASCLA’s AccessAbility Academy, Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities, a webcast tutorial is now available for purchase here. What Is It? Positive Interactio ...

    PAKINS - 03/18/2016 - 13:19 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  9. 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

  10. Rich Student, Poor Student, & the School Library

      What the PISA Exam Tells Us about Our Value In the ideal picture, schools and their resources, including school libraries, are intended to help level the playing field and make sure all American children are academically successful. In practice, we know ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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