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  1. Locating a Conservator

    Dear Donia, Can you recommend someone to repair the spine and cover of my old family Bible?   Q.  Dear Donia, We have a very old family Bible that needs spine and cover work. Can you suggest a reputable person to do this work? Thanks, Patrick A.  Dear Pat ...

    BMORRIS - 05/04/2016 - 12:20 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Choose Privacy Week 2016: Raising Privacy Awareness in Your Library and in Your Community

    Is  your library preparing to observe  Choose Privacy Week 2016? Join the ALA’s  IFC Privacy Subcommittee  and the  Office for Intellectual Freedom  for a free webinar that will offer solid guidance on developing privacy programming that will educate and ...

    KPEKOLL - 04/06/2016 - 23:31 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Finding Intellectual Freedom Friends

    As librarians, we are often cocooned in library voices. But there are other industries and professionals whose principles and values often align with ours; especially intellectual freedom. This webinar will share examples of potential partners and how col ...

    KPEKOLL - 03/28/2016 - 15:48 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. 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

  5. Library Policy Tune-up: Are Yours Teen Friendly?

    Library policies allow staff to offer services and programs in a safe and welcoming environment; however, when was the last time your library’s policies were given a tune-up? Is it possible that they are inadvertently prohibitive to teen patrons? Join YAL ...

    NMUNGUIA - 02/13/2015 - 17:33 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  6. A New Way of Looking at Public Library Engagement in America

    Gaining insight into how libraries fit within American culture By Kathryn Zickuhr and Lee Rainie The Pew Research Center’s Internet Project has intensively studied the changing world of public libraries for the last three years. The first stage of our res ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 10:48 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. The Elusive Library Non-User: How Can Libraries Find Out What Non-Users Want?

    People who visit the library infrequently—or those who don’t visit at all—present a special challenge to public library staff.  It’s hard to identify why they don’t use the library, because they typically ignore surveys or focus groups. And without knowin ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/27/2015 - 14:07 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  8. Referenda Roundup

    An overview of how states performed on 2013 ballots By Kathy Rosa One of the ways we measure the support for public libraries is through the success or failure of local library referenda. We look back on the previous year cheering the wins and also wonder ...

    ssinharoy - 12/30/2013 - 16:26 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. One Book, Many Zombies

    How to turn a pandemic simulation into an active learning experience By Troy Swanson and Tish Hayes Zombies now populate videogames, commercials (for everything from cars to Skittles), even spinoffs of classic books like Pride and Prejudice. This fall, th ...

    bgoldberg - 12/10/2013 - 16:03 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates

    Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...

    JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

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