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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 - 7x5ds8

  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 - 7x5ds8

  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 - 7x5ds8

  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 - 7x5ds8

  5. 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 - prnpng

  6. 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 - 1s4nf2

  7. 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 - 1s4nf2

  8. 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 - 1s4nf2

  9. 1920

    ALA opened a library for American military personnel in Paris during 1918. This library was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris In response to pressure from Americans in Paris, ALA agreed to leave the books and equipment, and to prov ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:30 - 1s4nf2

  10. 1918

    ALA opened a library for American military personnel in Paris during 1918. This library was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris "During the closing years of World War I, when the United States entered the conflict, hundreds of A ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:30 - 1s4nf2

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