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  1. Building a Pipeline to Education in Azerbaijan

    How library service is burgeoning in the oil-rich nation By Leonard Kniffel There is money in Azerbaijan and plenty of it. Petroleum wealth mostly. Two-thirds of the country is rich in oil and natural gas, and Western companies are tapping oil fields in t ...

    bgoldberg - 07/21/2014 - 14:33 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. A Country of Hope and Promise

    Library development equals investing in people and the quality of their lives in the Dominican Republic By Leonard Kniffel Cafés, bars, souvenir vendors, and street artists line the narrow and densely populated promenades in the old colonial center of San ...

    ssinharoy - 02/18/2014 - 10:43 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Changes and Connections

    Meeting new challenges together By Ingrid Parent In 2011, I was elected as president of the Interna­tional Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the global voice of the library and information profession. With my term hav­ing ended a ...

    MPERA - 02/04/2014 - 15:54 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Finding Hope Through Tragedy

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Phil Morehart   Paul Rusesabagina’s last name translates to “he who disperses his enemies” in the Kinyarwanda language. There is no more fitting name for the man responsible for saving 1,268 Tutsi refugees from certain d ...

    bgoldberg - 07/02/2014 - 12:08 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. 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

  7. 1964

    ALA sponsors Library USA exhibit at the 1964 and 1965 New York World's Fair "Library/U.S.A. is the information center for the United States Pavilion. It is sponsored by the American Library Association to acquaint you with the indispensable natu ...

    HDAVIES - 04/24/2014 - 10:55 - About ALA

  8. Tales of a Former Child Soldier

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop Ishmael Beah captivates crowd By Sanhita SinhaRoy “When you’ve been so deeply touched by violence, you don’t glorify it. You’re not fascinated by it in any way,” author Ishmael Beah told a captivated crowd of several hundre ...

    bgoldberg - 01/29/2014 - 10:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Centre de recherche sur la conservation des collection (CRCC) International Conference

    Conference International Non-ALA Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (All day) to Friday, October 25, 2013 (All day) Paris http://crcc50.sciencesconf.org/?lang=en ...

    RBERQUIST - 04/22/2014 - 14:22 - Conferences & Events

  10. For Love of the Written Word

    LBORMAN's blog The Scoop By Mary Mackay The count is in: The official wrap-up last week of the 32nd Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) in the UAE reported that 900,000 visitors had browsed more than 400,000 titles on display in Sharjah’s Expo Cen ...

    LBORMAN - 11/20/2013 - 11:52 - American Libraries Magazine

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