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  1. Open Access Initiatives in Scholarly Communications

    February 16 and 17, 2011 Hosted by Adrian Ho and Sarah Shreeves Libraries have used various strategies to engage with faculty, students, and administrators around changes in the scholarly communication system. Open access (OA) has become a popular topic a ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:08 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Emerging Leaders Poised for Action

    By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Encyclopedia Evolution (Booklist Webcast on 11/16/2010)

    Encyclopedias are the cornerstones of a library’s reference collection, but traditional encyclopedia publishing has been transformed over the past several years. Join Reference Books Bulletin editor Mary Ellen Quinn for an up-close look at how encyclopedi ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  4. Digital Licensing Online eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    The course includes short quizzes at the end of each of the 27 modules. Each module is designed to take approximately 30 minutes to complete and can be taken whenever convenient, making this eCourse feasible for even the busiest librarian. Also provided i ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 12:07 - Online Learning

  5. Power to the User—Interactive Online Reference Sources (Booklist Webcast from 06/01/2010)

    Translation tools, visual searches, mobile applications—these are just a few of the features that let the user interact with reference databases in new ways. In this webcast for librarians in all types of libraries, Sue Polanka, Head, Reference and Instru ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  6. Introduction to Guide to Reference (webcast)

    General Editor Denise Beaubien Bennett and ALA Publishing staff introduce you to Guide to Reference, with more than 16,000 fully annotated entries describing essential print and web reference sources. This recording of the webinar presented on March 3, 20 ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  7. Continuous Learning

    By Karen Muller Funds shift, coworkers leave, a new director arrives. Such unexpected job changes may require you to learn a new skill—fast. In my experience, I feel as though I can learn nearly anything from books. Even if I need to take a class, watch a ...

    PMOREHART - 11/26/2013 - 16:47 - American Libraries Magazine