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  1. Member Groups & Communities

    ALCTS President Jennifer Bowen, ALCTS President, 2019–2020 Executive Committee Kerry Ward, ALCTS Interim Executive Director Past ALCTS Presidents Board of Directors Committees ALCTS Division | AS | CaMMS | CMS | CRS | PARS Award Juries E-Communities ALA C ...

    admin - 07/17/2019 - 16:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. RUSA Sections & Interest Groups

        BRASS | CODES | ETS | HS | RSS | STARS | Interest Groups   A section is a formal membership unit within a division that focuses on areas of specific concern. Sections may provide education, advise the parent body regarding service guidelines and enhan ...

    admin - 04/26/2019 - 11:56 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  3. Digits are Mightier than the Sword, and the Buck

    By Tom Peters | The last half of August is a transition period.  For many people it is the end of summer as a human experience, regardless of how summer is defined in national holidays, meteorological averages or the wobbling of the earth on its axis.  It ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  4. Tech-Savvy Teens Can Help Design Your Library

    By Daniel A. Freeman | I think one of the coolest things about a library is that in addition to the service that it provides directly, it is also a forum. Each library serves a community and in turn, that community uses the library to discuss and learn mo ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  5. TS Reader Photo

    By Cindi Trainor | Multimedia Production Room OSU Sullivant Library Learning Çommons Originally uploaded by dieverdog Learning Commons have become--pardon the expression--common in academic libraries, offering collaborative, high-tech spaces and  services ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 17:56 - Professional Tools

  6. It's the Little Things, and People, that Count

    By Cindi Trainor | I have visited a lot of libraries this summer, looking for interesting architecture, technology, and landscaping that would make for good photos. I visited the new Daviess County Public Library in Owensboro, Kentucky, last weekend, and ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  7. Family Trees Get the 2.0 Treatment With Geni

    By Michelle Boule | As a new mom, I’ve been thinking nonstop about family. I look at my son and wonder what I will tell him about his family. Genealogy has been a quest for every generation, and has become much more popular in recent years. Still, until n ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  8. Library Technology in a Slow Economy

    By Daniel A. Freeman | This past weekend CBS News ran this report, which examines how in an economic downturn, many families using their libraries for low-cost fun and entertainment. While it’s clear that a rough economy increases the demand for public li ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  9. What's on Tap for GLLS2008

    By Jenny Levine | The preliminary program for the 2008 ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium is now available and registration is underway. This year's program includes topics for academic, public, and school librarians interested ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  10. Can Bookmobiles Help Close the Digital Divide?

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Long ago, in the twitterless, 1.0 dark age of 2003, I got one of the coolest jobs in the world—I was a bookmobile driver at the Champaign Public Library.   Aside from the obvious perk of getting to drive a huge bus around town, this ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools