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  1. Bozeman Public Library Foundation and the Friends of Keene Memorial Library win United for Libraries’ Baker & Taylor Awards

    Trish McFadden Program Coordinator tmcfadden@ala.org EXTON, Pennsylvania — The Bozeman (Montana) Public Library Foundation and the Friends of Keene (Nebraska) Memorial Library have been recognized with United for Libraries’ Baker & Taylor Awards for o ...

    TMCFADDEN - 07/05/2019 - 14:58 - News and Press Center

  2. Nominating committee extends deadline

    Chicago- The ALA 2019 Nominating Committee announces a deadline extension for completing the candidate biographical form for the positions of Councilor-at-Large and President-elect.  Any ALA members interested in being considered for candidacy for these p ...

    SREYES - 07/05/2019 - 10:27 - News and Press Center

  3. Thirty AASL members receive Bound To Stay Bound grants to attend first national conference

    CHICAGO – Thirty American Association of School Librarians (AASL) members have been awarded $750 travel grants to attend their first AASL national conference. Generously sponsored by Bound To Stay Bound Books, Inc. (BTSB), the grants will allow recipients ...

    JHABLEY - 07/03/2019 - 16:26 - News and Press Center

  4. ALCTS Publishing releases first guide in new monographs series

    Brooke Morris-Chott Program Officer, Communications bmorris@ala.org CHICAGO— ALCTS Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the first title in its new Sudden Position Guide series. Edited by Jeremy Myntti and authored by Ben Abrahamse, Whitney Buc ...

    BMORRIS - 07/05/2019 - 15:55 - News and Press Center

  5. Accepting Applications for 2020 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders

    The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Emerging Leaders (EL). Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can be found on the Emerging Leaders web page. The deadline to apply is ...

    BCALVIN - 07/02/2019 - 15:25 - News and Press Center

  6. LITA Learnings: Managing Special User Groups in Academic Libraries

    Chicago-- Check out the latest LITA Learnings. Managing Special User Groups in Academic Libraries Tuesday July 16, 2019, Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time Presenters: Charissa Brammer and Sommer Browning, both Auraria Library, University of Colorado – Denver Un ...

    MBEATTY3 - 07/02/2019 - 12:12 - News and Press Center

  7. ALA uneasy about Simon & Schuster digital lending model changes

    Alan Inouye Senior Director, Public Policy and Government Relations ainouye@ala.org WASHINGTON, DC – The American Library Association (ALA) expressed unease about changes announced by Simon & Schuster (S&S) to its ebook and digital audio book lend ...

    SZALUSKY - 07/02/2019 - 15:21 - News and Press Center

  8. Discovering your own style of library leadership

    CHICAGO — Author Jason Martin won’t tell you how to be a leader. In fact, that’s not the point of his new book “ Library Leadership Your Way,” published by ALA Editions. Instead he’ll give you a roadmap and the tools to find it out for yourself, guiding y ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 07/01/2019 - 09:36 - News and Press Center

  9. PLA announces changes to Board of Directors

    Salazar begins one-year term as PLA president, Jeske as president-elect CHICAGO – The Public Library Association's (PLA) Board meeting on June 22 officially marked the end of the 2018-2019 service year, which brought several important changes to the ...

    LDEUTSCH - 07/12/2019 - 14:37 - News and Press Center

  10. Gain Business Reference Skills

    Business Reference 101 is for any librarian in-training who wants to gain confidence and knowledge around BizRef topics such as company and industry research, consumer and market research, entrepreneurship topics and more. This 3-week long, asynchronous c ...

    NMOORE - 06/27/2019 - 15:48 - News and Press Center