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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. 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 ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 16:01 - Conferences & Events

  4. Resources & Professional Opportunities

    Leave this field blank African Book Dealers and Publishers African Regional Library Associations American Caucus Strategizes as IFLA Prepares to Open in Singapore Call for ALA Representatives to the Board of U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield Changes and C ...

    admin - 01/10/2012 - 11:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. International Assistance

    Leave this field blank Sending Books to Needy Libraries: Book Donation Programs Provides information on some of the groups and organizations that handle book donations-- including donations of used books. Assistance to Iraqi libraries Finding Hope Through ...

    admin - 01/10/2012 - 11:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 2008

    ALA's National Gaming Day, first celebrated in 2008, focuses on the social and recreational side of gaming. Gaming at the library encourages patrons of all ages to interact with diverse peers, share their expertise and develop new strategies for gami ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 14:18 - About ALA

  10. 1962

    ALA organizes "Library-21" a futuristic exhibit, at the Seattle World's Fair. "The Library 21 exhibit, designed primarily to envision the role of technology in libraries of the future, featured a state-of the-art Sperry-Rand UNIVAC Sol ...

    HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 10:15 - About ALA

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